Did Mom Steer You Wrong?

We’ve all heard the common refrain “lift with your legs—not your back” or seen images like this one on the side of a heavy box: [1] But such advice can be misleading. According to Mark Rippentoe, whose career as a former competitive powerlifter and current strength coach and author is … Read more

More on obesity and society: Should governments tax citizens based on body mass index?Satire or the Policy of the Future? Full article to come on this topic.

Does obesity, as a medical condition, confer certain rights on overweight individuals? Should other passengers subsidize an extra seat for the obese in the same way they subsidize on-board defibrillators? Air Canada’s Policy on Obese Flyers At what point does a serious medical condition become the responsibility of others? Woman … Read more

The 1/1/2013 article will be on Albert Camus’ essay “The Myth of Sisyphus,” a ten minute read online or at your local library.

“Back hurt from sitting? Now you can sit even more!”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QiUBxddlNU