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:  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
“The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.” So begins existentialist philosopher Albert Camus’ famous … 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.
Worst. Ride. Ever. It’s okay to walk people.
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