Try this strength-based interval workout to build muscle and get stronger

The benefits of interval training have been widely recorded. The shorter, sharper workout that combines high intensity with short breaks, is known to be more efficient and incredibly effective at building endurance and aerobic fitness. But, all too often, these high intensity interval training (HIIT) sessions are solely focused on cardio, ignoring strength training altogether. While burbees and lunges and […]

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What makes memories stronger?

A team of scientists at NeuroElectronics Research Flanders reports that highly demanding and rewarding experiences result in stronger memories. By studying navigation in rats, the researchers traced back the mechanism behind this selective memory enhancement to so-called replay processes in the hippocampus, the memory-processing center of the brain. These important findings provide new insights into one of the most enigmatic […]

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