Health

A new twist to work your obliques

(HealthDay)—Obliques are the muscles that run along the sides of your torso, from the lower eight ribs to the front of the hip bone. They contract when you rotate your torso, so a great way to develop them is with an exercise ...

Health

Three exercises for stronger, sleeker thighs

(HealthDay)—Wall sits, leg curls and leg lifts are three effective thigh exercises that don't require any strength-training equipment—just your own body weight, so you can do them virtually anywhere, even at the office.

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Exercises to build your upper body strength

(HealthDay)—Upper body strength is important at every age, but you don't need to be a bodybuilder to benefit from working your pectoral, or chest, muscles.

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Six common gym mistakes to avoid

(HealthDay)—Once you've taken all the right steps to find a gym suited to your needs, avoiding some common mistakes will ensure maximum results for the time spent working out.

Neuroscience

Navigating our thoughts: Fundamental principles of thinking

It is one of the most fundamental questions in neuroscience: How do humans think? Until recently, we seemed far from a conclusive answer. However, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences ...

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