Olympians from the 1912 games seem a bit shorter, a bit scrawnier, a bit more … average. Over the past century, elite athletes’ bodies have changed a lot, and this evolution has been propelled by the laws of physics. (source)
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Men’s Health | This Is Your Brain on Exercise.
“A strong body makes the mind strong,” Thomas Jefferson once said. Apparently TJ was on to something: Aerobic exercise and weight training improve brain function in a variety of ways, according to a review of more than 100 recent studies by University of Illinois exercise scientists. Continue.
WonderHowTo | 11 Exercises to Do While Sitting at Your Computer.
If you are sitting in front of a computer all day for your work, make the most of it by exercising your different muscle groups even while you are finishing a PowerPoint presentation or filling out cells in an Excel worksheet. Continue.