Check out these 11 ways your body stays on top of things without your even knowing.
You might think you know what's going on in your body at any given time of the day, but there's a lot your body works on without your knowing. From general maintenance to prepping for future challenges, your body is constantly working. Find out what it's doing while you're not paying attention!
Ever thought about how you get down the stairs? For most of us, the task doesn’t require much thought, but the movements are more complicated than they seem. Walking, using stairs, or even just standing still requires your brain to use input from your balance sensors and information from special sensors that detect where your body is in space. It then uses that information to figure out how to move your muscles the right way at the right times to keep you from falling.