‘How much — and when?’ Life-history trade-offs a factor in whole-organism performance

For nearly 40 years, one of the cornerstones of the study of adaptation has been the examination of “whole-organism performance capacities” — essentially, measures of the dynamic things animals do: how fast they can run; how hard they can bite; how far, fast, and high they can jump; and so on. Together, these functional attributes […]

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Minimal Exercise

Take A Few Minutes To Exercise — Hard And Fast — And You're Done

Kim Williams, a trainer at Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center in Dallas, Texas, demonstrates her boxing technique on Friday, July 26, 2013. (Rex C. Curry/Dallas Morning News/MCT) In the futuristic world of winsome dreams, cheeseburgers have single-digit calories; workouts, single-digit minutes. Well, hold tight to your jet pack. The magic wand has been waved — […]

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