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Posts tagged strength

February 3, 2012

 

younger and older runners on a trail

The Mathematics Of Middle-Age Spread

How much more does an older runner have to run in order burn as many calories as a teenager?

September 7, 2011

 

Pile of crumpled white notebook paper with one ball of yellow paper

Why Is Crumpled Paper So Strong?

Crumple up a piece of paper. The crumpled ball gets stronger the more it is compressed, why is that?

August 26, 2006

 

a man grabs a large weight that is on the ground

How You Get Those Big Muscles

You probably know that the way to stronger muscles is a weight or resistance training program, but do you know how weight lifting increases strength?

July 29, 2005

 

The Richter Scale, etc.

Just how big was 2004′s Sumatra earthquake? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 29, 2003

 

Nature’s Helicopters

Learn about one of nature's coolest animals of all time on this Moment of Science: "Nature's Helicopter".

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