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June 17, 2011


Ballet dancers stretching

Is There Any Reason To Stretch Before A Workout?

To stretch or not to stretch. New research shows that stretching might not be needed before a workout.

July 20, 2010



Why Are Triathletes In Trouble?

Why should triathletes be worried? Because they are prone to dying suddenly.

April 29, 2010



Barefoot Or With Shoes: Which Is Better For Running?

There's been a lot of talk about running barefood. Is it better for your body to run barefoot or with shoes?

April 16, 2010



Skinny Legs And All

When you look at horses, deer, and gazelles, it is funny to notice their skinny legs. Why do these animals have such skinny legs?

January 13, 2010


Rain pours down through the trees.

Getting Out Of The Rain

Have you ever found yourself caught out in a sudden rainstorm? What's the best way to get to shelter? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 3, 2005


Skinny Legs and All

Why do horses have skinny legs? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


A Treadmill for the Mind

These days, lots of people get their exercise at gyms and health clubs, oftentimes by walking or running on treadmills–that is to say, running without going anywhere. If you’ve ever been on a treadmill for some time and then suddenly stepped off it, you’ve probably experienced the weird sensation that you are suddenly moving much faster than you think you should be.

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