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While literally millions of people work out, very few realize true workout success. Most dabble in the gym on and off, never getting results. They quit working out, usually under a myriad of excuses along the lines of being too busy or of disappointment that "they're just not seeing results". Below are seven common reasons why workouts fail. 1. You Don't Have Clear Goals If you can't measure it you can't manage it. 2. Motivation has two key elements: Possessing a goal that is deeply meaningful to youFeeling mostly in control of the outcome If motivation is missing from your workouts, examine these two factors and identify what's missing. 3. Let's face it, success in transforming your body requires some discomfort. 4. In sports they say that a cloudy head makes for slow feet. Click To Enlarge.Uncertainty About What Exercise To Do And About Proper Form Can Result In A Tentative Approach That Lacks The Intensity Required For Improvement. How to Solve: Don't go it alone. 5. 6. 7. 7 Reasons Why Workouts Fail You! 7 Reasons Why Workouts Fail You!
Near the close of the 19th Century, Russian Physiologist Verigo and Dutch Scientist Bohr independently discovered that without CO2, oxygen remains bound to hemoglobin, unreleased and incapable of being utilized by our tissues. As a result there is an oxygen deficiency in tissues such as our brain, kidneys and heart, as well as a significant increase in our blood pressure. Russian and former Soviet research, by men like Dr. V. This hyperactivity continues until syncope (unconsciousness) ? Hypoxia vs. Over-breathing causes O2 deficiency. Two Methods Of Breathing Developed From This Understanding: Hypoxic (or lowered oxygen count) Hypercapnic (or saturated with carbonic gas) breathing Dr. Buteyko achieved positive results raising the concentration of carbonic gas in the lungs. Power vs. For general training, the conventional method of breathing entails the Power Breathing Technique: This hypoxic method was researched by a Russian scientist Professor R. I didn't even call it Breathe! The Warhorse On Ice: Power Without Performance! The Warhorse On Ice: Power Without Performance!

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Introduction STC Motion and Design is a 15-lesson kit intended for students in grade 5. It introduces students to the physics of motion and the importance of technological design. More… Big Ideas This kit is focused on both science content ideas and science process skills. Force as a push or pull More… Foundational Images Along with a variety of drawings, sketches, and multiviews, three of our foundational images are used in conjunction with the STC Motion and Design kit: Vectors , Particles and the Magnifier tool. To get a better idea of how some of these foundational images can be used in the classroom, refer to the Motion and Design roadmap below. Investigation Roadmaps - Motion Investigation Roadmaps - Motion
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Battaglia’s Chemistry 2015-2016: Unit 2: Atomic Structure Resources | NGSS Chemistry Resources Battaglia’s Chemistry 2015-2016: Unit 2: Atomic Structure Resources | NGSS Chemistry Resources NOTE: This information only represents the general sequencing of resources for lessons, not all of the instructional strategies involved. The Key Essential Questions, Transfer Goals, and Performance Expectations are from the district curriculum map. Unit 2: Atomic Structure From the Big Bang to MRIs Key Essential Questions: What are the characteristic properties and behaviors of waves? Transfer Goals: Students will be able to independently use their learning to Create and use models to illustrate and predict changes in atomic structure.Apply scientific understanding of atomic structure and stability to explain the composition of matter in the universe.Use mathematical and computational thinking to evaluate the relationship between waves and particles. Performance Expectations: Unit Driving Question: How does atomic structure help explain our past, present, and future? Guiding Questions: How are planets and stars formed? Guiding Question: How do we define atomic structure? Other Resources:
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Stories Stories We hosted our first PE 9 Health & Careers Expo last week and the event was a huge success! Students posed various health and career questions (to cover the Health and Career 9 curriculum) and we used inquiry to dig deeper. The process was most important and students learned various skills along the way, but the products ended up being very impressive. Students could speak to their questions without reading notes and it was evident their knowledge had increased. I think this shows the importance of voice and choice. My colleague and I took a risk and it ended up paying off. We had an interview group who took video and picture evidence and spoke with attendees and a logistics crew that helped to plan out the entire event.
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A STEP away from the lesson plan. – drowningintheshallow A STEP away from the lesson plan. – drowningintheshallow For the first part of my career I spent most of my time honing my knowledge and skills to become more competent in my job as a Teacher of PE. The focus of that competency was efficiency; routines, rules, instruction, subject knowledge and lesson plans. The PE classroom is a dynamic and chaotic place, impacted on by the forever changing environment of resources, weather, facilities and the children themselves. The ability to think on one’s feet and modify what your pupils are doing, based on what you observe, is a key skill to being an effective PE Teacher. David Court suggests Throwing away the plan if perhaps if that is what is needed. Sometimes though throwing out the plan isn’t the best option, but a modification to the lesson plan is. I have found an easy way to change a task or activity within a PE lesson is to use the STEP framework: STEP is an easy framework to use when in the moment of teaching to modify the task to ensure it is at the right level for your pupils. Like this:
Astrophysics Astrophysics (from Greek astron, ἄστρον "star", and physis, φύσις "nature") is the branch of astronomy that deals with the physics of the universe, especially with "the nature of the heavenly bodies, rather than their positions or motions in space."[1][2] Among the objects studied are galaxies, stars, planets, extrasolar planets, the interstellar medium and the cosmic microwave background.[3][4] Their emissions are examined across all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, and the properties examined include luminosity, density, temperature, and chemical composition. Because astrophysics is a very broad subject, astrophysicists typically apply many disciplines of physics, including mechanics, electromagnetism, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, relativity, nuclear and particle physics, and atomic and molecular physics. In practice, modern astronomical research often involves a substantial amount of work in the realm(s) of theoretical and/or observational physics. Astrophysics

Since the first hints of a new subatomic particle cropped up in results from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) last December, physicists around the world have been scrambling to make sense of it. We’ve now got literally hundreds of papers seeking to explain how this new particle could possibly exist within the context of our current understanding of the laws of physics - and if it can’t, what that means for current understanding of physics. Now four new papers have been published outlining the most likely explanations, and let’s just say if any of these turn out to be right, particle physics as we know it will have to go through one of its most significant overhauls ever. "If this thing is true, it’s huge. One thing to point out straight off the bat - we still don’t actually know if this thing is real, or a statistical fluke, so there’s a big, fat caveat floating over all this speculation until someone can prove that the telltale 'bump' in the data isn’t a mistake. What does that mean? Hints of an unexpected new particle are getting stronger, and physicists are stumped Hints of an unexpected new particle are getting stronger, and physicists are stumped
The impossible barber and other bizarre thought experiments Dmytro Zinkevych/Alamy Stock Photo By Stephen Battersby If you imagined that thought experiments were mere mental gymnastics meant to bamboozle the uninitiated, think again. Take Schrödinger’s cat, perhaps the most famous example, which involves a cat that is simultaneously alive and dead. It seems bizarre – and that’s the point. But other thought experiments have forced us to reformulate the laws that describe nature. Here are seven classic thought experiments that might make you think… Advertisement The impossible barber A certain barber is very particular about his work. This barber is often used to illustrate a more abstract puzzle known as Russell’s paradox. The paradox exposed contradictions in much of the mathematics of the time, forcing Russell and others to try to devise more intricate logical footings for mathematics. Galileo’s balls Galileo may never have dropped balls from the top of the leaning tower of Pisa, as the legend goes. Newton’s cannon Achilles and the tortoise The impossible barber and other bizarre thought experiments
Neo-Vedanta, also called Hindu modernism, neo-Hinduism, Global Hinduism and Hindu Universalism,[web 1] are terms to characterize interpretations of Hinduism that developed in the 19th century. Some scholars argue that these modern interpretations incorporate western ideas into traditional Indian religions, especially Advaita Vedanta, which is asserted as central or fundamental to Hindu culture. The development took place partly in response to western colonialism and orientalism, contributing to the Indian freedom struggle and the modern national and religious identity of Hindus in the Republic of India. This societal aspect is covered under the term of Hindu reform movements. Among the main proponents of such modern interpretations of Hinduism were Vivekananda, Aurobindo and Radhakrishnan, who to some extent also contributed to the emergence of Neo-Hindu movements in the West. Etymology[edit] History[edit] Islamic rule - Unifying Hinduism[edit] Western colonialism[edit] Major proponents[edit] Neo-Vedanta - Wikipedia Neo-Vedanta - Wikipedia
The circadian rhythm, or circadian clock, is an internal mechanism that drives the 24-hour cycles that tell our bodies when to sleep, wake and eat — and now, new research has found that bacteria living within the gut also have a clock. "We are the directors of that clock, much like the sun directs our own circadian rhythms," said Jiffin Paulose, UK post-doctoral scholar and co-author of the study in PLOS ONE. Paulose and Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology Vincent Cassone found that a certain class of bacteria found in the human gut, Enterobacter aerogenes, expresses circadian patterns because of its sensitivity to melatonin, the hormone produced at night and stimulating sleep. While melatonin is made by the pineal gland, a small gland in the brain, it is also present throughout the gastrointestinal (GI) system. In addition, many foods contain melatonin. The GI system's circadian clock is coordinated to both light and the timing of eating. More information: Jiffin K. Gut bacteria have own circadian clock
Acciaroli (Italy) (AFP) - Some of the secrets of an Italian village that has long fascinated scientists because of its high number of active centenarians are set to be revealed this weekend. Scientists have spent the last six months looking into why residents of Acciaroli and nearby tiny communities enjoy such extraordinary longevity -- while also seeming to be largely immune from dementia, heart disease and other chronic conditions associated with ageing in most of the Western world. Scientists from Rome's Sapienza University and the San Diego School of Medicine will unveil their findings at a conference in the village on Sunday. Acciaroli is part of the Cilento coast, a largely industry-free area of outstanding natural beauty that now has national park protected status. It was in the Cilento that the late US nutritionist Ancel Keys first established convincing evidence of the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet based on olive oil and rich in fresh fruit, vegetables and fish. Alan S. Italy's '100 club' to reveal its secrets
This Company Maps Your Genetics to Tell You How You Can Get Stronger In Brief Genomics is entering the world of sports, and a start up is planning to use it to optimize athletic training and performance. Mapping your Genes When we think of working out and improving our bodies, we often think of various diets and stretches and so on—we rarely think of our genes. Now, a new movement anchored on genomics is looking to bring athletic performance down to the level of DNA. One company wants to go beyond simply relying on the traditional combination of nutrition and exercise to optimize one’s performance. Athletigen is now studying how profiling an athlete—studying muscle tissue, energy, metabolism, and even basic psychology—can potentially create the most ideal food and exercise regimen to boost their performance. The start up, based in Nova Scotia, is working in partnership with Affymetrix, a San Diego based genotyping microarray company, that will help Athletigen sequence nearly 850,000 genetic variants linked to athletic performance. The Future of Sports
Colour-in geology map of the UK and Ireland Are you puzzled by the Periods or do you have errors by your Eras? Did you know that two or more Periods comprise a geological Era? Two or more Eras form an Eon? Download our free colour-in geology map of the UK and Ireland to help you learn about the Eras of the Phanerozoic Eon and the Late Proterozoic Eon. You can also use this geological map to help you learn when the sedimentary rocks of the UK and Ireland were formed. Turn over the map to show how the eras are made up of Periods. The map colours we suggest are colours used in the BGS Timechart, but you can use whatever colours you prefer. More about geological time You could also print off page 1 of our Phanerozoic timechart to help you understand more about the major divisions of geological time or browse the BGS Timechart online. Other educational geological maps Have you tried our Make-a-map or Geology of Britain Viewer?
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Display Photos Database Record Image Caption: Kavir Desert, Iran This striking pattern of numerous parallel lines and sweeping curves greets orbiting observers in the International Space Station as they pass over the deserts of central Iran. The lack of soil and vegetation allows the geological structure of the rocks to appear quite clearly. The patterns result from the gentle folding of numerous, thin, light and dark layers of rock. Later erosion by wind and water cut a flat surface across the folds, not only exposing hundreds of layers but also showing the shapes of the folds. The pattern has been likened to the layers of a sliced onion. The dark water of a lake (image center) occupies a depression in a more easily eroded, S-shaped layer of rock.
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