Which comes first -- stress or failure? We need more research to know for sure, but if you have been feeling "stuck" in your personal and/or professional life, and you just can't seem to pivot to the next phase, talk to your doctor about these tests. They just might uncover the reason.
Stress is affecting your brain much more than you think. Sure, you've experienced the distraction, forgetfulness, negativity or anxiety that comes from stressful situations, but did you know it's also shrinking your brain?
There it is. Sitting on my dresser is the team picture. That team picture that I hate. I don't hate it because we lost that game. I hate it because I come up to the chest of the next shortest player on the field. At nine years old and less than four feet tall, I was embarrassingly small.
In the mainstream nutrition world there's one thing you can always count on: If you're told a food -- or nutrition practice -- is good for you today, you'll be told it's bad for you tomorrow. The one exception: breakfast.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he intends to fund research on human growth hormone to see if it might help NBA athletes to recover more quickly. He's not advocating a rules change to permit HGH use in pro basketball -- at least, not yet.
High-intensity intervals can be classified as brief exertions of maximum output, usually in the range of 20-40 seconds of intense activity, followed by a designated resting or recovery period. You could complete an entire high-intensity workout with minimal equipment in 20 minutes or less.
What's the story you ask? It's about how natural variation in sex steroid hormones have profound natural effects on how long animals live, how social they are, and whether they are likely to leave home or not.
This promises to be a week unlike any other in the annals of the NFL. In quick order the players will ratify the new deal, training camps will swing open, and there will be a dizzying free agent signing period.
For most people, the word orphanage conjures cold Dickensian images of cruelty to children -- and yet whenever I write that children under five should never be kept in institutional care, I hear from people who vigorously defend such facilities.