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“muscles”

Apr 29, 2016 05:05 AM ET
From hardcore athletes to ordinary, achy citizens, a therapeutic massage has long been touted as a way to bring strained muscles back to life. Does science back that up?
Apr 6, 2016 04:41 AM ET
Have you ever tried to outrun a cheetah? It's a safe bet you lost, right? You could out-endure a cheetah, though, so take heart! Here's why humans traded speed and strength for endurance.
Dec 18, 2015 11:18 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Static stretching might help sports performance after all, but only when done after a good warm-up and for less than a minute for each muscle group.
Jun 25, 2015 07:01 AM ET
After exercising, your muscles begin to grow. How exactly does this process work?
Jun 3, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Some athletes are bypassing the sports drink aisle in favor of breast milk, saying it's a natural source of energy.
Nov 26, 2013 07:00 AM ET
Hey, guys... got a nose you think is too big? Well it might just be the thing that helps you bulk up at the gym. That's right, as Anthony tell us, there's a very interesting connection between a big schnoz and bigger muscles.
Oct 19, 2010 03:47 PM ET // Liz Day
Clenching your muscles at the moment of decision can help boost self-control, research finds.
Jul 25, 2011 02:44 PM ET // Marianne English
Though there's no way to prevent the bone growing phenomenon, scientists now have a starting point to develop drugs that can treat the problem.