Nich Lee Parker

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The Art (And Science) of Making Great First Impressions

<i>This article was originally published on riskology.co</i><p>You probably don't realize as you're doing it--I don't--but every day you quietly judge each person you meet. You look for clues that will tell you what type of person they are, if they're confident in themselves, and whether you can trust …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Lighter Weights, Bigger Legs

I got a lucky break early in my bodybuilding career when I realized I didn't have a particular propensity for building strength. You couldn't tell by …

Workouts

Smart insole counts your steps and keeps your toes warm

BERLIN — Everyone is fixated on how far you walk or run and how many steps you've climbed, but who is worried about your feet and if they feel safe …

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Mathematics

4 Steps Experts Take To Learn Faster Than You

Let’s learn how to play Bizaroo. The fictional game invented by me, <i>five minutes ago</i>. How would you start? Your first attempt would naturally be …

Self-improvement

The Best Chest Training Tips, Period

Small Changes for Bigger, Stronger Pecs<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Slight variations on the basic lifts will build a stronger and denser …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Entertainment<p>After an internal investigation, the organization says the act was intended as “a joke.” But Fraser’s not laughing.<p>By Zach Baron1 day …

A new drug could enhance your performance at work — and one doctor says the side effects aren’t any worse than too much coffee

In a meta-analysis recently published in European Neuropsychopharmacology<i>,</i> researchers from the University of Oxford and Harvard Medical School concluded that a drug called modafinil, which is typically used to treat sleep disorders, is a cognitive enhancer. Essentially, it can help normal people …

Training for Endurance Sports and Your Immune System

Endurance athletes think they represent the pinnacles of health with their ability to perform multiple sports longer than other mere mortals. As the …

Immune System

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

10,000 hours vs training debate | The Science of Sport

Dear Anders Ericsson…a request on behalf of sports science to stop telling people that the world is flat <i><br>The 10,000 hours vs genetic debate, and</i> …

What stress does to your brain

New research examines the myriad ways chronic stress and anxiety can damage your long-term health<p>Thor Benson<p>August 15, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on ATTN:.<p>Stress can be a dangerous enemy for the brain. In fact, it can have serious effects on your brain's ability to operate …

Aerobic Fitness and Thinner Gray Matter Linked to Better Math Skills in Children

<b>A new study reveals that 9- and 10-year-old children who are aerobically fit tend to have significantly thinner gray matter than their “lower-fit”</b> …

The Brain

7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Slow the Aging Process

Is age really only a number?<p>That’s the old cliche, but it turns out it really is the truth. Recent research has shown that there is a vast difference …

Medicine

The Best Workout Ever, According to Science

It seems like every other week there’s a new study touting the best way to work out. And, really, how you do it depends a lot on your goal—someone …

Wearable tech will transform sport – but will it also ruin athletes' personal lives?

Much of wearable technology is used to help coaches, trainers and general managers maximize player performance – but athletes want to make sure the line between the personal and the professional doesn’t blur<p>Wearable technologies and big-data analytics are enabling coaches, trainers and general …

Wearable Tech

PhysIQ receives FDA 510(k) clearance for physiology analytics engine

Naperville, Illinois-based PhysIQ <b>has received an FDA 510(k) clearance</b> for its personalized physiology analytics system. The offering is categorized …

Brain work contributes to physical fatigue

Ever wondered why you get exhausted when something gets you worried? Well, a new study by Indian-origin researchers says has established the link …

Neuroscience

Real Weight Loss Pills Developed? Scientists Make Compound That Mimics Exercise -- Details Here

Researchers from the University of Southampton have been able to develop a molecule that "mimics" the way an exercise works for the body, news.com.au …

The Scientific Case For Taking A Two-Hour Lunch Break

“It’s so much easier to remember the big picture, what matters, and what’s your most important desire when you literally step away.”<p>Taking a long lunch seems like a surefire way to get behind in your work, but the practice can actually boost your output when you return, says Josh Davis, director of …

Science of Sport | Pan Am Games | Toronto Star

Top<p>THE SCIENCE OF SPORT<p>Pole vault<p>Jason Wurster<p>Chasing the Holy Grail of takeoffs<p>Pole vault is one of those impossible-looking things.<p>What our eyes …

Rio Olympics

‘You’re Doing It Wrong!’ and other ways PBS is catering to fitness-loving millennials

So how, exactly, are you running wrong?<p>And what happens in your muscles when you hit “the wall” during the marathon?<p>And is using a Fitbit turning you into the Quantified Self?<p>And how should you be going to the bathroom? (Maybe not a fitness issue, but useful information all the same.)<p>For the …

Post‐exercise cold water immersion attenuates acute anabolic signalling and long‐term adaptations in muscle to strength training - Roberts - 2015 - The Journal of Physiology

Arthur J. Cheng, Cooling down the use of cryotherapy for post-exercise skeletal muscle recovery, <i>Temperature</i>, (1), (2018).<p>Cleber Ferraresi, Danilo …