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A Hard Knock Story
You don't have to have had a concussion to exhibit worrying brain changes; repeated hits will do it, a study of rugby players shows.
Before You Buy that Activity Tracker...
As well-meaning as a fitness monitor gift might be, there are some things about the recipient that you need to consider.
See what happens to performance if a digital assistant starts throwing some shade.
Concussions Hit Men Below the Belt
The memory problems head injuries can cause are now well known. But there appear to be sexual side-effects as well.
Little Hits Damage the Brain, Too
Big hits and concussions aren't the only brain injuries football players need to be concerned about. Little hits also harm the brain.
Baseball Players Lead in Longevity
MLB players tend to live longer than the rest of us. Early fitness and ongoing exercise and diet discipline may be the reason.
Protein Shakes Can Bring You Down
Protein supplements often provide only a single type of amino acid, one that interferes with serotonin and can lead to depression.
Lift Like a Girl
Certain muscle fibers in elite female athletes care not just as good as those of men, they are better.
Go Team, Get Happy
Kids who play team sports are happier than those involved in less structured activities, at least if you believe their brain scans.
The Post-Workout Munchies
Working out will make you hungry. What you pick to eat as you leave the gym could erase much of your hard work.
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