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A Taste for Health

by: Joy Keller

Body Lab

The tongue is a seemingly tireless muscle.

Talk about workouts! The human tongue stays busy with speaking, tasting and swallowing, not to mention any extra tongue tricks we make it do out of nervous habit (curling, thrusting, etc.). What do you know—or think you know—about this muscular organ? Do you remember in biology class when your teacher told you the ability to curl your tongue was genetic?

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 14, Issue 9

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About the Author

Joy Keller

Joy Keller IDEA Author/Presenter

Joy Keller is executive editor of IDEA Fitness Journal and IDEA Fit Business Success, and is also a certified personal trainer, indoor cycling instructor, yoga teacher (RYT 200) and Reiki Master.