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For my American readers who might lose their health insurance

March 22, 2017

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I have no idea what’s going to happen in healthcare, nor do I think anybody can predict it. It’s been called “Dead On Arrival,” but a bill which could cause tens of millions of people to not have / have less health insurance is being seriously considered. It’s hard to ignore that as someone who […]

How might an app help some healthcare metrics?

February 27, 2017

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Wired ran an issue about biggest tech trends for 2017. One of the articles, of course, revolved around smartphones / apps / wearables / sensors. Something about our ability to make healthcare more “quantified.” A fancy way of saying we’ll have increased ability to track various health metrics, and that’ll lead to better health. The author […]

The financial reality of being a personal trainer (part 2)

February 17, 2017

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This is a two part series: Part 1- The Negative Part 2- The Positive   The Positive Some careers are tough. Chefs come to mind. They always work more than eight hours per day; on their feet. They’re constantly trying out new techniques and learning, changing menus, things they aren’t getting directly paid for. The pay […]

The financial reality of being a personal trainer (part 1)

February 15, 2017

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This is a two part series: Part 1- The Negative Part 2- The Positive – The Negative According to the Bureau of Labor, in 2015 personal trainers made an average of $36,160 per year. Money, wealth, rich, poor, these can be quite relative. Making six figures in Manhattan will have some manhattanite turdbag saying they’re “barely getting by.” […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #18

February 6, 2017

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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: – For the “exercise has failed” crowd Some have said exercise and […]

A brief word on discrimination, diversity, and America in 2017

January 29, 2017

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The lens this site looks at the world through is human movement. Other than some healthcare policy this is not a political site, nor are there any aspirations to be one. I as much as anyone do not enjoy when non-political entertainment tries to go that direction. If you pretend to be other people for a […]

Turning 30: It’s not your body is suddenly falling apart, it’s it can’t recover like it used to (why are UFC fighters so old?)

January 23, 2017

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Mid to late 20s is when most athletes peak. There are exceptions like gymnastics (peak is earlier) but for the major sports we watch, football, hockey, basketball, baseball, the 20s are the golden years. That doesn’t mean nobody above 30 will compete in these sports, but they’re usually past their prime and not at the […]