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June 12, 2009


Sunbathers on a dock next to Mediterranean Sea

Pump-faked By Sunburn

Have you ever been pump-faked by a sunburn? Learn about the skin and redness on this Moment of Science.

January 21, 2009


Competing rowing teams

Rowing in Space

NASA is planning to send astronauts back to the moon for long missions. How are the astronauts going to stay in shape in zero or low gravity?

January 5, 2009


Blurry drummer in action

Drumming for Fitness

Did you know that during a rock show, the drummer's heart rate can get as high as 179 beats per minute? That's in the same range as professional athletes.

November 7, 2008


Female weight lifting

A Scientist in the Locker Room

How you train is just as important as how much. Today's Olympic-class coaches design sophisticated programs for their athletes.

December 4, 2007


Woman On Seated Row

Addicted to Exercise

Exercise is healthy right? Well, it certainly is for most people, however for others it can become an addiction that does more harm than good.

July 17, 2007


People examining art pieces at gallery

Gallery Feet

Ever wonder why it's so tiring just standing around at museums? It's not like your getting tons of exercise. Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 31, 2006


a little girl plays in a cardboard box

Weighted Toys

Some scientists say putting a extra weight in toys can put a little more exercise into your kids' playtime.

October 31, 2006


colorful bandaids in a slanted row

Healing Exercise

You may think that resting is the good for letting your body heal, but exercise might actually be best. Find out why!

October 15, 2006


a boy sits in yoga pose

Meditation Lowers Risks of Heart Disease?

Relieving stress is not only good for your peace of mind. Find out more about the health benefits of relaxation.

September 23, 2006


two women jog on the beach

Working Out Your Arteries

Exercise regularly and you'll reap the benefits, but how, exactly, does exercise make us healthier?

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