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Informations of Contracture

03rd January 2012
A muscle contracture is a permanent shortening of a muscle or joint. It is usually in response to prolonged hypertonic spasticity in a concentrated muscle area, such as is seen in the tightest muscles of people with conditions like spastic cerebral palsy.... Read >
Author: Vikas Gupta

Troubleshooting Pancakes: How to Make the Perfect Pancakes

13th July 2010
Hot, tender, light pancakes are the perfect way to start the day. But sometimes they are less than perfect. If your pancakes are less than perfect, review these eight principles. Chances are, you'll find the problem here. 1. Use a low gluten flour. We ... Read >
Author: Dennis Weaver

Gas Fryers vs. Electric Fryers

28th August 2009
Deep frying is a very fast way to cook foods vs. other methods such as boiling, due to the high temperature of the shortening in the fryer. Deep frying does not make food greasy since the dampness in the food repels the oil. (Oil and water do not mix.) Fr... Read >
Author: easyequipment

Mel Siff Defining Different Muscle Actions and Contractions

23rd June 2009
Now and again list members ask for some basic definitions that are used regularly in strength and fitness training. Here is a collection of these on the different classes of muscle action from my "Supertraining" book ------------ Types of Muscle ... Read >
Author: Mel Siff

The History of Men's Underwear

22nd April 2009
Underwear is something we often take for granted; it is just a part of life. But how long has it been a part of life and how have men's underwear evolved over the ages? When using the word underwear, we assume its meaning to be any garment worn against... Read >
Author: Author Unknown
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