Tim Knoll, one of the most creative BMX riders in the world, takes his incredible style of street riding to Berlin. The American rider describes his style as BMX Freestyle; think gymnastics meets BMX. Influenced by acrobatics, his bag o’ tricks is deeper than most, and his riding takes BMX flatland to a whole new level.
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“Why waste time? It doesn’t carry over to the next day. It doesn’t earn interest. Take every day and every moment, and make something of it. Make something positive.” – Elvis de Leon
When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine — an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more. Nicole Avena explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation.
Getting sweaty palms or butterflies in our stomach when we feel nervous. Feeling the hot rush in our cheeks when we’re embarrassed or ashamed. Having that all-over warm feeling from being in love. Our emotions produce some pretty strong effects on the body, and now a team of Finnish researchers has produced a set of ‘body maps’ showing just what effect different emotions have on us.