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Does walking daily cause knee joint damage?

The term "knee damage" can encompass many different conditions and injuries so let's just examine at some of the more common ones you might be looking at: Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis of the knee ...
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Which kind of muscle has greatest resting metabolic rate; big muscle, or strong muscle?

Background: Basal Metabolic Rate is the minimal rate of energy expenditure per unit time by endothermic animals at rest. Several BMR equations exist but the most notable one was the Harris-Benedict ...
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Does walking daily cause knee joint damage?

1) Walking can actually help, even in people who already have osteoarthritis. Daily walking and the risk of incident functional limitation in knee OA: An observational study (Arthritis Care Research, ...
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Has my history of body building made me permanently stronger? (Despite quitting years ago)

Studies do suggest the existence of "muscle memory", possibly related to the nuclei of muscle cells (myonuclei). See here for instance. Still, the precise dynamics and hysteresis of strength and their ...
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Wide pushups vs narrow - what are the outcomes?

The wide push-up recruits more of your pectoral muscles while a regular push-up shares the burden with your triceps muscles. According to a small study of eight people, when subjects dropped to their ...
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