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January 1, 2018

 

An elevator ride like this might make you feel understandably claustrophobic, but you don't have to worry about suffocation.

Lack Of Oxygen

Have you ever been in a crowded elevator and gotten anxious about having enough air to breathe if the elevator got stuck?

August 24, 2017

 

A recent study showed that even non-vigorous exercise like bike riding could lessen some symptoms of depression.

Riding A Bike For Better Mental Health

Scientists are studying how exercise can alleviate symptoms of depression.

June 5, 2017

 

A simple definition of a migraine is a throbbing, recurring headache. It can last for hours or days.

Does Exercise Trigger Migraines?

If you're a migraine sufferer, is it helpful or risky to exercise?

December 2, 2016

 

The sensation felt after running on a treadmill is caused by one's eyes and legs sending separate messages to the brain

A Treadmill For The Mind

You've been on a treadmill for a while and then suddenly step off. Why do you feel like you're moving much faster than you think you should be?

December 29, 2015

 

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Too Cold to Exercise?

Not so! Your body acts as a heater and warms up cold air as you breathe it in.

October 2, 2015

 

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Multi-tasking and Exercise

Exercising while doing certain cognitive tasks can actually improve performance.

December 20, 2014

 

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Exercise for Healthier Epigenome

Several recent studies show that exercise improves gene expression.

July 18, 2014

 

Everyone is unique in terms of exactly how much sleep they need each night.

The Golden Snooze?

It is clear that sufficient sleep and health go hand-in-hand. But is it possible to get too much sleep?

July 10, 2014

 

If you really can't get to the gym, it's at least worth trying the imagination method.

Think Buff?

While actually working out is the best way to get stronger, research suggests that even just thinking about lifting heavy objects can yield results.

April 28, 2014

 

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How To Improve Your Memory

It turns out that giving your brain a boost could be as easy as putting one foot in front of the other.

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