Are high levels of testosterone dangerous?

Too much of anything is a bad thing, by definition, right?I am immediately suspicious of anyone who tries to tell me there is something you can't have too much of... Even money. I consider myself far more fortunate than some extremely wealthy people I've met.You don't have to stretch your imagination too far to imagine all sorts

By what mechanism does exercise actually improve cardiovascular health?

Exercise improves cardiovascular health as a type of signal to the human body. You use it or loose it. Just like with memories, muscles, or weight. Well, you end up gaining weight if you don't use your fat ☺Again, exercise causes the body to:Produce more Nitric Oxide, a vasodilator, anti-inflammatory, and blood vessel growth promoterReverses ventricular hypertrophy or the

Can a human flex any of their muscles so hard that they would injure themselves or tear the muscle?

It is very unlikely but not for the reasons that have been put forth so far.Plenty of YouTube videos show that muscles can excerpt enough force to injure/tear but the force requirements for such are very high. Without some sort of external resistance

Can anyone become flexible?

Do you mean ‘flexible' in:our joints and body orour minds and thinking and behavior?In either case, we can become more flexible, but our flexibility is limited by our genes and our environment.In the first hatha yoga class I taught, there was a guy who

Does 6 pack abs predispose to hernia?

Exercises is safe method to get six pack abs. For people who want to get six pack abs in short time, you can try Imodstyle 6 Pack Abs (please search on google) . I was pretty lean before, but after a 20 days of follow that guide I actually have visible definition in my abs

During exercise, should we breathe in or breathe out while doing the actual effort?

While doing actual effort it should be hold out with empty lungs.First prior to the push-ups is to activate the autonomous nervous system. In addition, it shows that you're body is less quickly soured and thus you can increase your endurance.You can do push- ups in two ways:- With

How to study at 4:30 am when I feel sleepy

Waking up and getting up are two different things. You will wake up immediately on hearing your alarm,  but to turn it off and going back to sleep. Try to keep alarm at a distance so that you have to walk

How to study till late night if I'm feeling extremely sleepy

Don't keep studying. Sleep is extremely important, and without sleep (and therefore without fuel if you get what I mean) you won't be able to grab onto that information that you've just given yourself. Instead, try taking frequent but small chunks of revision throughout the day. This might seem difficult, but on the train, on

How does a muscle work?

The basic action of any muscle is contraction. For example, when you think about moving your arm using your biceps muscle, your brain sends a signal down a nerve cell telling your biceps muscle to contract. The amount of force that the muscle creates varies -- the muscle can contract a little or a lot depending

How does the human body burn fat?

#At what time does the human body burn most fat. Tips and tricks for the question: #At what time does the human body burn most fatSoup recipes are one of the best ways to lose weight naturally. Many soup recipes that are low in

How much effect does alcohol have on muscle growth?

You can follow my answer here: Does alcohol interfere with muscle building?But it is really tough to say that how much effect does alcohol have on muscle growth I mean the exact thing. Maybe, it's not for counting but you

How soon should I see the results of exercising?

That depends on what kind of results you are looking for. If you are talking about the immediate benefits:1. Relaxation: Caused by immediate release of endorphins2. Decreases Peripheral Vascular Resistance3. You will feel more energetic: Increases Heart Rate & Stroke VolumeLong Term benefits:1. Decreases

Human Spaceflight: How does the lack of gravity affect menstruation?

This is a good question and it was a problem engineers treated seriously when women entered space programs. The actual reports are actualy quite funny to read today.The answer, determined by women actually having a menstrual cycle in microgravity, is that the effect is about

If you train a muscle every second day, will it become bigger than if you train it every day?

Most likely yes.If by "training" we mean a full-blown and dedicated work out then yes.  After a good work out the muscle in question suffers micro-trauma that requires repair and this process can take 24-72 hours.  Exercising a muscle that is already in repair is probably not

Is BMI a useful metric to measure fitness?

BMI is a very good metric for overall health.   It is hard to lose weight, and hence there is a lot of wishful thinking about BMI not mattering. For example: Consider a professional foot ball player, with a BMI of 27, and a body fat ratio of 6%. Should this person lose weight after retring?

Is it dangerous to work out when sleepy?

It can certainly be dangerous to work with weights, benches, machines and bikes when one is sleepy. One could drop weights or be hurt by wrong settings on machines if not fully alert. But if it is an aerobic class, or a mat Pilates class,

Is it possible to do 100 push ups on one breath?

I think yes. My brother has always been addicted to push ups. We stayed up at the parents vacation house recently and I swear he did 10 push ups in possibly less than 5 seconds (so much for time under tension) If someone could keep up a push up a second for 1:40 seconds, and hold

Is walking good for venous insufficiency?

Much better than standing still, but it won't fix the problem. It is usually caused by varicose veins or being very overweight, so vein surgery and dieting (respectively) can make a big difference. In the mean time, support stockings can be a help or something more effective like

Often it is said that too much workout makes one lose testosterone. What amount of workout can be categorized as 'too much'? How much should I rest?

It depends on body types - generally (and this is bro science) - you'd find that ectomorphic body types can overtrain easily by working out say 5-6 days a week - and may require more recovery time - even within a workout - they needn't do many reps. Whereas

What, along with to regular exercise, can help protect the muscles from weakening with age?

Eating a balanced diet and regular exercise are the best preventative measures anybody can take against the ravages of time.  With the connections that are being drawn between dental health and overall health, and the growing research on the health-related impact of stress, we might be able to add taking

What are some chest exercises that use a resistance band?

You could do chest presses and chest fly with a band. You anchor the band on something sturdy/stationary and hold both the handles in your hands and take a wide step forward and press forward with the band (quite similar to how you would do with a TRX). Based on how much resistance you can

What are the best pushups to build pecs?

Normal pushups for starters. The problem with this question is that it really depends on your goals and current state. If you want hypertrophy you need to progressively overload. If you can do a lot of pushups, you need to step it up a

What are the purposes of body fat?

The answer to this simple question is pretty complicated, and we really haven't finished figuring out all of its purposes. Fat is not just an inanimate blob of stuff, like what you see hanging around a steak. It's very closely tied into the homeostasis of the organism it hangs around

What are the results to the Planet Fitness 30 minute express workout?

Well, the goal of their 30 minute express workout is that you're going to work your whole body and incorporate cardio.The machines focus on core, arms, and legs. Then in between you focus on cardio doing steps. Thus, it is a whole body workout and more specifically interval training. High heart rate spikes during your steps,

What can men do that women cannot?

Men can solve problems in a more logical way.Men can understand football and can talk about it for hours. (There are so many women who can understand sports, but that's not me).Men can understand physics better than women. (Again there are women who excel at physics, but that's not me).Men can do anything to see that little

What causes selective and excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis is a condition where a person sweats excessively, much more than the body needs to regulate its temperature. Excessive sweating usually doesn't pose a serious threat to person's health but it can be embarrassing and inconvenient.A proven

What do I do? I feel too sleepy, but I have to study.

Utkarsh Vajpai (उत्कर्ष  वाजपेई)'s answer to How can I study more effectively and efficiently at home? DO READ THIS FOR BETTER TIPS and FOLLOW ME FOR MORE ASSISTANCENow, let me first say that if you are a night owl, and that works for you, I think that's

What does having less than 6 hours of sleep a day do to one's body?

Sleep is a physiological need and is crucial for the working of the brain. The sleep quota depends upon one's age and level of exertion. Infants sleep for 18 Hrs per day, adolescents need 8–10 hours and old people can manage with 4–5 hours. The pattern

What happens in the human body during the stages of sleep?

What is sleep?Sleep is a physical and mental resting state in which a person becomes relatively inactive and unaware of the environment. In essence, sleep is a partial detachment from the world, where most external stimuli are blocked from the

What is going on biologically when my muscles are sore?

I took your answer to mean "What causes muscles to be sore after exersize?"  I assume you're looking for an answer other than "Because you tore your muscles by exercising."Generally speaking, the soreness you feel is simply your body telling

What is the best way not to feel sleepy before studying?

Drink more water :A classic fix-me-up for most ailments, drinking water regularly throughout your day will have you feeling peppy in no time. Often times those feelings of fatigue and lethargy are due to nothing more than basic dehydration.Exercise more often :Getting on your feet and moving around can seem even more

What makes us different from animals?

Your question is: What makes us humans different from animals?To preempt those who will (correctly) point out that humans are animals, I propose a more appropriate question: What makes humans different from all other animals known to us?The answer is, many things, far more than I can possibly

What physiological processes cause my muscles to be sore after I work out?

Dear Sore After WorkoutNot necessarily. It has been shown that muscular development and improvement may be achieved by as little as 60% of your one rep max in a single set of exercise. That'll most likely not cause a

What's the hardest sport on the body?

Putting to one side the combat sports like Boxing and UFC or the staged ‘sports' like professional wrestling I will pick one that I doubt anyone else will pick which is rugby league.There are two forms of rugby - league and union. Both

What upper arm muscles are involved in flexing the lower arm?

The muscles involved in the flexion of the lower arm are the biceps brachiibrachialisbrachioradialisThe biceps originates at the shoulder blade, and inserts at the radius. It can do arm and forearm flexion, as well as supination (turning the palm upwards)

What will happen if I drink 10 litres of water a day?

Thanks for the A2AFrom a physiological point of view it's not an easy question. We all realize that too much of anything is harmful and the same goes for our utmost basic necessities, namely water and oxygen. Let me explain.Water in our body is divided into various compartments that are either inside or outside a cell.

When exercising, where does burned fat go?

My best question till now .. thank you for this question.It depends at what intensity you are working out . if your intensity is less than 60% Heart rate reserve than most of the energy is coming from fat .If you working out for more than 60% intensity ... than most of the energy is coming from glycogen .At

Why am I so flexible?

It could be a range of reasons such as genetics e.g. your build and the different length of different parts of your body relative to one another, how you respond to stress, lifestyle, age etc. I don't think anyone really knows nor can they predict

Why are some people more or less flexible than others?

It's mostly just about genetics, how the body is built. A person with long muscles will be much more naturally flexible even if they've never stretched before. While someone with short muscles is stiff and if they want to get a bit more flexible they need to stretch a lot.You can also be flexible in different places. I have

Why do growing teenagers need to exercise?

Well... because teenagers are people. And people need to exercise to stay healthy.There is a plethora of articles on the internet about how exercising is beneficial, both physically and mentally. So here, have some links.How Regular Exercise Benefits Teens

Why do I feel sleepy after physical exercise?

Exercise consumes energy and lowers your blood sugar.When I was younger, I used to go to the gym Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. I did not over exert myself because I have never been an athletic person. However, when I finished my routine,

Why do most young people naturally stay up late and sleep in late? Is it biological or psychological?

It's physically impossible for a teen to sleep early when their body clock (circadian rhythm) is synchronised with their surroundings. Melatonin (the sleepy hormone) is released a lot later in adolescents, therefore causing them to feel their sleepiest closer to midnight. Adolescents need 8-9 hours of sleep each night to

Why do my hands shake after a workout?

This is an answer from my personal experience. YMMV.I have reactive hypoglycemia. If I workout hard enough to deplete my glycogen, I will get a case of the shakes. The solution is eating something with complex carbohydrates, or something with a VERY small amount of simple sugar, and some protein. Milk works, and so does

Why does human head hair grow incessantly, while the hair on human bodies stays relatively fixed in length?

So some science about hair growth.All body hair grows in a cycle. It's continuous and repeats multiples times throughout your entire life.The first phase is called the Anagen Phase.This phase is the growth phase. It's the phase in which the hair gains length. This process varies depending on the different parts of our

Are humans today smarter than humans from 5000 years ago?

No.  As historian James Burke is fond of saying, "People in the past weren't stupid.  They just knew different things than we do."Life more than half a millennia ago was an intensely local affair.  For most people, they were born, grew up, were educated (or not), worked, played, lived, loved, grew old, died,

Are there any animals (aside from humans) that sweat?

Is sweating a mechanisim linked with species intelligence? Well, probably not. For instance, horses sweat. While wonderful animals they aren't known as great thinkers.I don't think there is much linkage between perspiration and cognition. Think as hard as you like, it won't make you sweat. Jog a little however

Are there any useless bones in the human body?

Does your little toe affect balance?This is one of those yes and no types of questions.Yes, the little toe effects your ability to balance because it is part of the foot. The entire surface of your foot reacts by changing shape and orientation when you step on uneven surfaces, such as walking

By what mechanism does exercise actually improve cardiovascular health?

Exercise improves cardiovascular health as a type of signal to the human body. You use it or loose it. Just like with memories, muscles, or weight. Well, you end up gaining weight if you don't use your fat ☺Again, exercise causes the body to:Produce more Nitric

Can hyperexpanded lungs lead to breathing problems?

Absolutely. But it depends on what you mean by hyperextended. If you are talking about emphysema where the lungs become essentially "floppy", then it is bad because the patient will air trap due to the closure of the airways during expiration. This increases

Can I make my buttocks bigger?

Exercises is safe method to get bigger butt. For people who want to get bigger butt in short time, you can try Imodstyle Bigger Butt Fast (please search on google) . I have got great results with it. I've *gained an inch and half

Can people forget to breathe?

The way you've phrased your question suggests that you think breathing is a conscious process. However, you are likely to have noticed that you continue to breathe when you aren't paying attention, or when you're asleep! The fundamental rhythm of breathing that drives your respiratory muscles is

Can you really get more energy right after eating food?

Well, from experience, I say absolutely! Have you ever done any endurance training? When you're running a half marathon and your 8-mile fuel starts to kick in, you have a LOT more energy. Additionally, there have been many times when I've felt lethargic while traveling around, but a quick snack or meal perks me

Can you strengthen the muscles around your neck to survive being hanged?

Well...It may come as a surprise to the collected wisdom of Quora gallows experts, that there is a gentleman who claims to have done just that.His name is Li Liangbin a martial artist who apparently has remarkably strong neck muscles. He claims his can hang himself and still breath.

Do astronauts fart a lot in space?

Astronauts would not be expected to fart a lot in space because:1) None would have gastrointestinal problems2) None would catch colds often3) None would eat unsuitable foodIn terms of possible effects of pressure in space,

Do whales have sweat glands?

You clearly don't understand the function of sweat glands...Which is - to lower the surface temperature of the body. They exude moisture, which evaporates. That evaporation process, using the principle of latent heat of vaporisation, cools the skin.Whales are constantly wet from contact with sea water. Therefore sweat glands could have zero function

Do you feel better and more energetic when taking vitamins?

Not me. If I take a multivitamin I will feel vaguely "off" the whole day. If I take them for 3 days in a row I will end up in tears and mostly incoherent, which continues until it's out of my system. This reaction is much the same as happens

Does our body burn more calories at cold or hot weather?

You burn more calories when it's cold but it depends on how much you are exposed to the cold. A person sitting in a nice heated office in winter will be in the same environment as he would be sitting in that same airconditioned office in summer. Living in Canada, I don't spend

Does working out make you tired and sleepy after?

Does working out make you tired and sleepy after?The other answers speak truth. It depends upon the person, the type of exercise, the length of exercise, and how close to bedtime when you exercise.If I feel sluggish, the more active I am, the better I will feel. And when I work outside for the

How to improve the 'sense' of my own posture

Wale's answer below is a good one. Initially you will have to be conscious of keeping your shoulders back and maintaining an upright position. Some corrective exercise done diligently for a few months will make such posture automatic. After a period of

How to induce long-term amnesia in myself without otherwise injuring myself or causing other serious complications

It cannot be done. From experience I can tell you that you never really forget. You may not be able to remember details or an incident even happening at all, but it still sticks with you in your subconscious and comes out in your daily

How can my body weight go down while my body fat % goes up?

Lets say today your weight is 100 and body fat percentage is 25 and muscle percentage is 42. So muscle mass = 42fat mass = 25You lose weight and it drops to 90. There are many scenarios, to explain, I'll take the two

How to improve breathing and breath holding

I have been into breathwork for a while. I started out with Wim Hof breathing. I heard about it through the usual suspects: Tim Ferris, Joe Rogan and tribe. It interested me because I've also always been into meditation and meditation is always closely tied to breath. So I thought of this as a

How come exercise is a solution to every health problem?

Thanks for the A2A. I'm not sure that I can recommend exercise as a solution to every health problem, but it's certainly been indispensable to me in terms of its psychological benefits.I was quite unhappy with my life in my PhD program and felt like I was making no progress towards graduating, and that I

How to avoid feeling sleepy after having lunch

It is completely natural for humans to become tired during lunch time. This dip commonly occurs between the hours of 2:00 p.m and 4:00 p.m. Here are a few tips on making smarter food choices and incorporating energy-boosting habits into your daily routine!"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day" - they say this for

How to stop slouching and get rid of my head-forward posture

I'd have to evaluate you to know with certainty. There are many reasons for people having poor posture, and there is no one-size-fits-all answer.That being said, there are some trends I see in many of my patients that I think would help most people strengthen muscles that tend to be weakened with forward head posture.Posture is your body's

How does fat distribute in one's body? Do different fats locate in different parts of the body? Does stress have any effect on this?

Fat accumulation is... lemme double check real quick. Yup, entirely genetic based. All you can do is reduce the amount of fat you accumulate. Your diet and exercise regimen will largely dictate that. Fewer calories in, more calories used. Not too much,

How does human hair not grow infinitely?

Following the anagen phase is the catagen phase.  It isn't yet known  what triggers the catagen phase, but once it is triggered, the outer  part of the root ends up being cut off from its nutrient supply (blood),  as well as the cells that produce new hair, thus your hair stops  growing. This phase lasts about three weeks.

How does the human body burn fat?

#At what time does the human body burn most fat. Tips and tricks for the question: #At what time does the human body burn most fatSoup recipes are one of the best ways to lose weight naturally. Many soup recipes that

How effective is the plate pinch exercise for building forearm muscle?

Not very. It will mostly work your fingers, and it's an isometric (static) hold which is not as good for developing strength or hypertrophy.If you train your arms properly - strict curls with slow negatives - you can add some wrist curls in at the end. Change

How exactly do muscles develop when we lift weights?

To build muscle you have to force them to repeatedly adapt to a new threshold of stress through progressive overload. Lifting heavy weights is the most effective way to do this for most people.Lifting weights applies a stress stimulus on muscles fibers, creating microscopic tears, inducing protein degradation and forcing the body into a catabolic state.

How exactly does hunger affect metabolism?

When your body is not being properly nourished, it automatically begins saving energy in small ways- you speak slower, move less, have trouble regulating your heat. Your metabolism does decrease. This is why restricting food intake severely is not effective for weight loss. Rather, eat clean, healthy foods, and increase your physical activity. When you're nourished, you have

How has people's level of fitness developed?

The life of me I can't recall where I read this, but something I really liked in an article about old-time fitness I think written by somebody like Alan Calvert or another writer in the early 20th century was roughly"What we see in the circuses of today,

Human Spaceflight: How does the lack of gravity affect menstruation?

This is a good question and it was a problem engineers treated seriously when women entered space programs. The actual reports are actualy quite funny to read today.The answer, determined by women actually having a menstrual cycle in microgravity, is that the effect is about the saem as the amount of damage

I feel so tired after work. Is there anything that can help me?

I wake up the same way everyday because I know I'll have to work through some form of inertia.The same applies after having worked for eight hours.Here is a way to scientifically prime your body to perform optimally after a long day at work and hit the reset button.Begin with 30

If your growth plates haven't closed, can you stimulate growth?

Talk to a doctor. A doctor who in interested in this field. My feeling is that there are more easily found in the US than in Western Europe.Female hormones (estrogen) are responsible for the closure of the growth plates in men

Is a job in Exercise Physiology in high demand?

Yes and No.Clinical Exercise Physiology is having a hard time emerging as a strong niche in the healthcare for many reasons, largely (in my opinion) a failure to organize, lobby and show why they are needed in healthcare. If you are looking to work clinically as a full career, this may not be it and

Is BMI a useful metric to measure fitness?

BMI is a very good metric for overall health.   It is hard to lose weight, and hence there is a lot of wishful thinking about BMI not mattering. For example: Consider a professional foot ball player, with a BMI of 27, and a body fat ratio of 6%. Should this person lose weight after retring?

Is it healthy to nap after eating?

I've lived in Spain now for over 15 years.... the place where the siesta was invented. :-)Almost everybody, if they get the chance will have a sleep after a their main meal (which is a warm lunch around 2 to 3 pm). The

Is the human body designed for strength or endurance?

Yes, of course the human body is designed for strength and endurance. Our muscles are actually incredibly more powerful than they appear to be. Human strength is limited to protect our tendons and muscles from harming themselves. This limitation can be removed during an

Is the strongest muscle in the human body the jaw muscle?

Here is a Wikipedia article about the muscles that is called Muscle - Wikipedia. Strength of a muscle can be measured in different ways with different results. Of course it says many things but includes this:In ordinary parlance, muscular

Is there a difference between body mass and body weight?

Yes and no. Your mass is how much atoms you have and how much those atoms weigh. Your weight is the force you exert against the earth.On mount Everest you weigh considerably less than you do anywhere else. The extra 4 miles high and closeness to the equator allow less gravitational force. So you could do more

Is there a part of the human body that does not get cancer?

Two Parts of Our Body that Immune to CancerAlmost all parts of the human body, from the blood, brain, eyes, lungs, skin until the bone can be affected by cancer. If there is any part of the body that cannot be affected by cancer, these two parts are hair and nails.Hair and nails cannot be attacked

Is there any added health benefit to exercising naked?

By exercise naked, you're forced to examine your body and to come face to face with yourself, exactly how you look and what's great about your physique. By consistently doing this, you'll gradually learn to love your body.By exercise naked, you will be able to notice every

To what extent is ability to build up muscle mass through exercise genetically determined?

2.8 million people populate a small underdeveloped tiny island called Jamaica. This small island is one -hundredth the size of the United States - they had somehow produced the fastest humans alive.What's their secret 'sauce?'Geneticists and sports journalists were quick to point out the Jamaicans

What age does the human body lose the ability to build new muscle tissue?

We never really lose the ability to muscle muscle, but as we age we lose muscle tissue naturally.Around 35 years old, we begin to start experience sarcopenia, or age-related muscle mass deterioration. This comes with decreased strength and function but if you remain active and exercise consistently and eat a balanced diet, you

What are the best methods for harvesting human radiating-heat energy?

I looked at this during an undergraduate research project on parasitic energy harvesting. It wouldn't yield enough energy to charge a cell phone. The thermodynamic maximum harvestable power from a thermal gradient is proportional to the ratio of absolute temperatures between your hot source and cold sink. This is because you're exploiting nature's tendency

What are the differences between men's breasts and women's breasts?

According to autopsy studies, 50% to 70% of men have mammary glands that have grown some, gynecomastia. Quite a few have some growth at puberty. So men's breasts average 2 cup sizes or so smaller than women, flatter but higher total volume because much wider made up of fat

What are the excessive sweating problems?

Hyperhidrosis is a condition characterized by abnormally increased sweating/perspiration. It can be generalized or localized to specific parts of the body. Hands, feet, armpits, and the groin area are among the most active regions of perspiration due to the relatively high concentration of sweat glands.There are several

What are the most effective ways to deal with excessive armpit sweating?

Armpits are full of sweat glands, which produce two types of sweat - a watery one (produced by so called eccrine glands) and a milky one (produced by so called apocrine glands). While eccrine glands can be found nearly everywhere on your body, apocrine glands are predominantly found in armpits, groin and anus area.While

What are the most weak points of a human body to hit?

The human body is pretty weak, if one knows how to & where to attack, but for doing that one needs alot of practice.However in emergency situations, any strike on these points will cause immense pain(enough for one to run away).The points that

What are the purposes of body fat?

The answer to this simple question is pretty complicated, and we really haven't finished figuring out all of its purposes. Fat is not just an inanimate blob of stuff, like what you see hanging around a steak. It's very closely tied into the homeostasis of the organism it hangs around in. As a reservoir of

What are the reasons for getting out of breath while running?

Bear with me, this is a longish answer, but I want to be as complete as possible.It has to do with the inefficiencies of your energy systems, particularly in how your body handles the O2 - CO2 exchange.Your body requires Oxygen to liveHere's why. Your body at rest uses about 60-70% fat and 30-40% glycogen (stored glucose) to power

What are typically the cleanest parts of the human body?

The cleanest part of the human body is often considered to be the eye because of its abilities to clean itself. The eyelid opens and shuts several times every minute in order to keep the eye clean and moist.The eye also protects itself through the production of tears. Tears are secreted from the lacrimal gland on each eye

What can an average 15 year old girl lift?

It's impossible to answer that question without you specifying what sort of lift you're referring to. Deadlift? Clean and jerk? Benchpress? Military press? Squat?The answers for each of those will be very different. While this 17 year old is hardly

What can I do to feel less tired?

A good night's rest can usually be had if you have these ingredients:Sufficient quality sleepWhat and how you eatRegular exerciseSleepI agree with Stuart Harris about your sleep quality (and exercise). You're doing 7-8hrs in total and that's

What can I do to improve my physical strength?

Eat more vegetables, more lean protein, more fish.Drink plenty of water.  Cut down on caffeine - soda, coffee (no, not coffee!!).Get plenty of sleep.Get a physical before starting ANY exercise program.DO NOT GO CRAZY.  Do not push yourself to lift 200lbs, when you've

What causes high blood pressure (hypertension)?

High Blood Pressure is when your blood pressure, the force of the blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high. High blood pressure is also called hypertension, which is dangerous because it makes the heart work harder to pump blood out to the body and contributes

What does ideal sitting desk posture look like?

Whoever is interested in the real, correct answer to this question, research: Alexander Technique.Let me elaborate a bit here: The right answer to this is really intuitive and straightforward. The ideal sitting posture would be the one that uses our body parts correctly.Alexander Technique (among other similar disciplines) aims towards that.Some example

What happens to your body when you eat junk food?

by Grant StoddardFast food. It's cheap, convenient and marketed to us when we're young, in the hope that we'll be consumers for life. For many companies, that strategy has paid off. But there's a wrinkle in that math. If we eat too much of this stuff, that frequent consumer's lifespan could