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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 […]

Technology and health- is it time to stop chasing a unicorn?

June 12, 2015

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This is Part Two of a three part series on technology and health, with a focus on fitness. Part One started out broad discussing an overarching theme of what technological progress does to the human body. Part Two will look more at the value and costs when technology is implemented into health / fitness. Part Two will also focus some more on the digital […]