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Squat Your Way Around the Clock With This Dynamic Leg Day Finisher

When most people train, even when they alternate muscle groups and modalities, they’re still stuck in one plane. Our movements take place in three different planes: sagittal, frontal, and transverse—but the bulk of weight room exercises are in the sagittal plane, moving straight up-and-down or front-to-back. If you want to work to your full training […]

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Need to balance guides development of limb-body coordination

The need to feel balanced drives the development of coordination between body and limbs as zebrafish larvae learn to swim, a new study finds. Published online October 8 in eLife, the study found that the developing fish rely on their vestibular organs—the equivalent of the human inner ear—as their sense of balance oversees improvements in […]

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This Guy Lost 25 Pounds in 60 Days and Looks Amazing

I’ve never been heavy, and I’ve always worked out, but I travel a lot for work, so I’d have periods where I wasn’t working out, or wasn’t working out as effectively. I was consuming too many high-fat, sugary things—specifically, foods like wine, cheese, and sugar. This past May, I noticed that my pants were tight. […]

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Mapping normal breast development to better understand cancer

Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers, and some forms rank among the most difficult to treat. Its various types and involvement of many different cells makes targeting such tumors difficult. Now, Salk Institute researchers have used a state-of-the-art technology to profile each cell during normal breast development in order to understand what […]

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Watch This Bodybuilder Work Out on Just 4 Hours of Sleep for a Week

Having a new baby can throw everything into chaos, and when you’re a bodybuilder whose life is built on regimented routine, adapting can be tough. Following the birth of his second child, fitness YouTuber Hudson White (a.k.a. one half of the Buff Dudes) decided to turn his newfound lack of sleep into a challenge, limiting […]

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Clues from DNA could predict growth of prostate cancer

Researchers from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and other institutions in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and Singapore, have identified 1,178 biomarkers in men’s genomes—the complete set of genetic material inherited from one’s parents—that predict how an individual person’s prostate cancer will grow. The finding suggests that predicting how a person’s cancer will […]

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How we met: ‘I looked at him one day and realised I couldn’t imagine life without him’

When Dee and Joe became neighbours in 1973, it wasn’t love at first sight. “He moved in to my block of flats with his wife and their two children,” says Dee, who was a single mother at the time. “I didn’t see him in a romantic way.” There were a lot of young families in […]