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How language is processed by your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you read a sentence (such as this one) about kicking a ball, neurons related to the motor function of your leg and foot will be activated in your brain. Similarly, if you talk about cooking garlic, neurons associated with smelling will fire up. Since it is almost impossible to do or …

Language Learning

Can You Run On Coffee?

You wrap your hands around the warm mug and take a deep breath. That familiar aroma smells like damp earth, roasted beans — and victory.<p>That's right; …

What Should I Do When I See Pornography?

The challenges that children face today related to pornography are tremendous, but armed with the right information about what to do when they …

Helicopter Parenting - Statistics Show You Need To Let Your Child Be Free

While always hovering over your kids might seem like deep love and natural protective instincts, it can actually create lasting problems for your …

How 7 things that have nothing to do with rape perfectly illustrate the concept of consent.

<b>In 2013, Zerlina Maxwell ignited a firestorm of controversy when she strongly recommended we stop telling women how to not get raped.</b><p>Here are her …

These Are The Best Fitness Trackers

After 60 hours of research and 10 days of testing, The Wirecutter determined which fitness trackers were the best for most people.<p>If you're looking for the best way to track your activity and exercise, the $150 Fitbit Charge HR is the fitness tracker we'd recommend for most people. According to our …

Fitness Technology

The Ultimate Post-Ride Taco Feast

When hosting the post-ride gathering, you have a responsibility to make sure everyone gets recharged and ready to party—and tacos might just be the best way to do that. We rounded up some awesome (and easy!) recipes to help you refuel.<p><b>Carne Asada</b><br>What you’ll need:<br>1 lb skirt steak or flank steak<br>Juice …

4 Ways You’re Hurting Your Chain

Show your drivetrain some love by avoiding these simple mistakes<p>Your chain might be one of the least flashy parts of your bike but without it, your drivetrain—and you—aren’t going anywhere. Show a little respect for those all-important links working their way through your gears. Here are four ways …

Top five cycling training mistakes

When it comes to good training, sometimes we can be our own worst enemy. Here are five pitfalls to avoid.<p><i>Video: Top five cycling training mistakes</i><p><b>Not</b> …

The Biggest Mistake You're Making on Climbs

You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the top. Sure, you can go all Jens and tell them to “shut up,” …

Is it 'back to school' for modern languages?

We really need to reverse the downward trend in language learning and recognise that languages aren’t a waste of time, says Mark Herbert<p>'Parlez-vous English?' – a phrase more British school pupils will be uttering, not just in French but in all foreign languages, if recent evidence is anything to …

Language Learning

This awesome graphic of all lifeforms will make you feel tiny

"LIFE ON EARTH IS ONE BIG EXTENDED FAMILY!" is the greatest lesson from evolution, Leonard Eisenberg shouts at the top of his website EvoGeneao.com, which he says stands for Evolutionary Genealogy.<p>Eisenberg created the graphic below to counter the creationist themes he's seen spring into science …

Should You Stretch Before Running?

Stretching results in slower starts, greater effort.<p>A few weeks ago, I took the "anti" side in a lighthearted <i>RW</i> debate about post-run stretching. Turns out stretching is still a hot-button issue that gets people fired up! So with that in mind, here's an interesting new study from researchers in …

Can YOU Survive 3.1 Miles of Burpees?

This is the stuff nightmares are made of<p>The burpee—which entails going from a squat to a pushup position to a squat again as quickly as possible—may be one of the hardest body-weight moves known to man. <b>Banging out a few sets is a muscle-burning challenge</b>. Now imagine doing them for 3.1 miles. …

Progression of Mechanical Properties during On-field Sprint Running after Returning to Sports from a Hamstring Muscle Injury in Soccer Players

This study’s goals were to examine the consequences of an acute hamstring injury on performance and mechanical properties of sprint-running at the …

Gait retraining for Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy | RunningPhysio

By onJuly 13, 2014 in Hip and Pelvis, Tendinopathy<p>Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter.<p><b>Followers of</b> …

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …

Improve Your Explosiveness: How To Do A Box Jump

<i>Add this exercise into your routine and use less energy to run.</i><p>Running is a form of jumping. So it’s not surprising that jumping exercises—also known …

Power Boost: Plyometrics For Runners | Page 3 of 7

Illustration by Oliver Baker<p>Single-Leg Hops<p>Begin by hopping in place on one foot 15 times. Then hop side to side on that foot 15 times. Follow that …

Coconut Water vs. Plain Water: What’s Better for Athletes?

If you’ve been anywhere near a television, computer, or magazine in the past several years, you’ve probably heard some mention about the benefits of …

Inflammation – The Silent Enemy Inside Your Body

March 7, 2014 by admin in Health News with 20 Comments<p>It is a well-known fact that most illnesses are associated with, if not directly brought about, …

Athletics: Michelle Sng clears 1.84m to rewrite national women's high jump record

National high jumper Michelle Sng broke the national record twice on Thursday to win the women's high jump competition at the Philippines Open.<p>The …

For high jumper Sean Lee, the sky's the limit

For those who live in Rancho Santa Margarita and used to encounter the strange sight of a high-jump pit sitting in the frontyard of the Lee family home and a 7-year-old boy trying to clear 2 feet, 10 inches while running up the driveway, there's good news to report.<p>The boy, Sean Lee, is all grown …

Christoff Bryan cops Ja's 3rd gold at CARIFTA 2015 Games

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s Christoff Bryan equalled the high jump record of 2.21m to secure gold in the Boys' U-20 High Jump final at the 2015 …

6 FEET 4 1/4 INCHES! Cunningham Breaks High Jump NATIONAL RECORD!

<i>Photos by Kirby Lee/Image of Sport</i><p><b>Vashti Cunningham</b> had another year of meet opportunities to take down Amy Acuff's national high school girls high …

How to Run Track Workouts on a 400m Outdoor Track (infographic)

<b>Track workouts</b> have been a staple of distance runner’s training programs for decades. And for good reason!Distances are standardized so you always …

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Noorden found that underconstant diet the nitrogen excretion diminished under quinine, andthis diminution continued for two days after the treatment …

Why Is The University Still Here?

Universities are supposed to be dead. These bastions of higher learning have been on Silicon Valley’s hit list for much of the past decade, and disruption phasers targeting the industry have certainly been set to kill in the years since the global financial crisis.<p>And yet after years of efforts, we …