Browsing All posts tagged under »usain bolt«

Why does Conor McGregor keep gassing out?

September 22, 2017

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A pleasant surprise from my remote clientele is an affinity for MMA. I was never too into it growing up. Then I moved to San Diego and realized people organized big parties around UFC fights. That was unheard of in the northeast. Now, I wouldn’t say I’m a diehard, but I certainly enjoy keeping up […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #20

July 17, 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: – Which footballers could beat Usain Bolt in the 100m? None…would even […]

Misunderstanding energy leaks when sprinting in the transverse plane

May 8, 2017

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[client is dumbbell bench pressing and obviously tired] [client rests with weights down at their chest] – Me “If you want to rest that’s no problem, but rest with your arms straight up rather than at your chest. It will make it easier than coming up from a dead stop.” Rocket scientist client from MIT “Oh, […]

White men caN jump? Kind of. But they still can’t run. Sort of.

August 22, 2016

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A white person hasn’t won the olympic 100 meters since 1980, and that win has a big asterisk next to it. It was in Moscow where 65 countries boycotted, significantly lessening the competition. Allan Wells, who won the 1980 race with a time of 10.25, would not have even medaled in the olympics before or […]