Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2015«

How much of an incline does your slower treadmill need?

October 28, 2015


In the gym where I do my in person client training, we have six treadmills, but only one goes above 10 miles per hour. After regularly training people for six years, I’ve had very few people where this would be a concern. But one of my clients (who is 59 years old!) has been exceeding […]

Why I’m alright with online advertising getting a wake up call

October 26, 2015


I run ads on my site. If you’re on mobile, you’ll see one ad on the homepage. If you’re reading a post, you’ll see one ad at the end of each post. I never realized ad blocking wasn’t allowed until Apple’s newest iOS update. Because it’s suddenly allowed, understandably, a lot of people who write […]

Looking at weather and back pain

October 21, 2015


I’m a little late to this, but last year the following study was published, –Effect of Weather on Back Pain: Results From a Case-Crossover Study I was at a lower back pain conference recently, and actually ended up sitting next to one of the authors of this study, Chris Maher. Chris wrote a summary of the […]

Fitness for human spaceflight- minimizing mass (size is money)

October 14, 2015


Preface I think space is awesome. I think going to Mars is awesome. I think it’s also important. I’m not going to make an argument why, but you can see one here. A problem for human spaceflight is countering the negative impacts of moving in an environment where gravity is less than Earth’s. This is the […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #9

October 5, 2015


Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: The Martian book The reality of some surgeons A sick doctor navigating the […]