So among the many adventures in bizarre fitness/health rituals I have embarked upon in my time is the idea of dousing. That is to say: get in your trunks first thing in the morning, take nearly freezing water and dump it on your head. You have to (HAVE TO, so say the gurus) be standing … Continue reading Hypothermia: The Best Way to Activate Brown Adipose Tissue
So on June 3rd my dogs decided it was a good idea to try and kill one another. In the process of showing them how this is a bad idea, I caught a Beagle canine right in the back of my hand (the middle, proximal metacarpals if we're specific). After 2 weeks of triple antibiotics, … Continue reading My Achin’ Wrist
Steve Prefontaine was an obscure distance runner made famous by Jared Leto... Actually "Pre" was a record-setting distance runner that is cemented is mythology by tragically dying in a car crash. "Pre" believed that there was no such thing as talent: it was a myth and he was merely willing to suffer more than anybody … Continue reading You have limits…what will you do when you reach them?