20 Weird Facts About Your Body

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Let’s face it, our bodies are pretty weird! Scientists study the body, but still we don’t know all of the wonders it holds. From muscles to tissues to hearts, there’s a lot left to learn about what makes us do what what we do. Here are 20 weird facts about the human body, and they might (figuratively) blow your mind!

20. You can use up to 200 muscles per step you take.

These muscles include the tibalis, gastrocnenmius, soleus, and more. You may not realize it, but as you walk, your body and its muscles are constantly working, putting the process in motion. Do you see now why it’s so important that you stretch your muscles, especially if you’re going to take a long walk or run?body20

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