Is high-impact physical activity beneficial for older adults? | American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)

A lot of people are concerned that high-impact exercise might harm adults older 30 or so. Turns out that not only is high-impact exercise not harmful, it actually does a lot of good. So it’s time to get hopping.

Is high-impact physical activity beneficial for older adults? | American Council on Science and Health (ACSH).

High Heels for Girls: Reaching New Lows

high heels for little girls

Despite being the dad of three daughters—-two of whom are in their 20s—-many of the mysteries of femininity still elude me. And one of the many categories of incomprehensible things is shoes. That high heels can be sexy isn’t lost on me. Neither is the notion that heels can make women’s legs look longer, the feet more slender, the calf muscles look firmer, and the breasts more prominent. But what I don’t get is why anyone would subject herself to the physical torture that wearing heels involves.
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