Anatomy

Anatomy is the field of study related to the structure of the human body. Find out more about anatomy here:

Just because the pounds don’t change doesn’t mean all that exercise is going to waste. Muscle has a greater density than fat, meaning it's possible to look and feel slimmer without a significant change in weight.

A vocal stomach is generally a healthy — but not necessarily a hungry — stomach. Learn what all that growling is about and what that noisy gut is trying to tell you.

It’s easy to take the feet for granted. But don’t get off on the wrong foot by ignoring the signs and symptoms of flat feet.

Shaking muscles may be a common phenomenon during exercise, but could that quiver be a cue to back off?

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On a recent outing to Montreal, contributor David Boffa explores expert opinions on sport, the impact of weightlifting on the female physique, and what fresh food really means north of the border.

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When it comes to muscles, not all are created equal. The body’s skeletal muscle fibers are split into three types— and they all have strengths and weaknesses.

On a recent outing to Montreal, contributor David Boffa explores expert opinions on sport, the impact of weightlifting on the female physique, and what fresh food really means north of the border.

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Running's all fun and games until there's shin splints. A general term used to describe lower leg pain, shin splints are mainly caused by excessive stress on, well, the shins. The pain is generally mild, but enough to render a runner couch-side.

Shaking muscles may be a common phenomenon during exercise, but could that quiver be a cue to back off?

What's the most complex body function that requires no attention or thought? Breathing it is! But this involuntary action is much more complex than just the in-and-out— it can actually help reduce stress and improve health!

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