Tag: calories

What is a calorie? – Emma Bryce

We hear about calories all the time. How many calories are in this cookie? How many are burned by 100 jumping jacks, or long distance running, or fidgeting? But what is a calorie, really, and how many of them do we actually need? Calories are a way of keeping track of the body’s energy budget.

Do You Really Need to Stretch? – Muscle Myth #3

Stretching. Stretching. Stretching. Everyone does it, and everyone knows how important it is. From preventing injuries and improving flexibility, everyone HAS to find time to stretch. But are we “stretching” the truth about stretching. Let’s take a lot at all of the supposed benefits of the magic of stretching. The most clear benefit of stretching