Increase Your Physical Strength Just by Using Your Mind!

January 5th, 2008

Sounds like one of those too-good-to-be-true claims, we thought. But researchers at Bishop’s University in Quebec recently conducted a study* which indicated that mental training alone could increase muscle strength.

The two-week study took 30 male university athletes and divided them into three groups. The study focused on the hip flexor muscles, since that is one muscle group that can’t be readily exercised in other contexts or with free weights.

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Chronic Snoring Treatments

January 5th, 2008

During normal breathing, air passes through the throat on its way to the lungs. The air travels past the soft palate, uvula, tonsils, and tongue. When a person is awake, the muscles in the back of the throat tighten to hold these structures in place preventing them from collapsing into the airway. During sleep, these structures can fall into the airway causing Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.

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