Take I-80 west, to the Dunfield Creek parking area, which is one Continue reading
When I was a child, I would often sit our lawn on summer nights, staring at the stars, feeling some kind of longing or drawing force, beckoning me to the stars. I often wondered if I was an alien being called home.
Well, I am probably not an alien, but I sure have felt that pull in different places, usually it is toward a hilltop or rock formation. When we traveled out west, I felt it around places in Sedona, and some other places in the southwest. Continue reading
Speed Hiking Interval Training. Have you ever noticed that almost every week or so there is a “new” training method or diet that has just been created? Almost everything we do has to be categorized with monikers that distinguish this new type of training or diet from everything else. Continue reading
Did you know that how efficiently you can go from a standing position to a sitting position on the floor, and return to a stand, may predict future all cause mortality? Continue reading
Here is a novel way to challenge and develop your hip and leg extension power and flexibility. Continue reading
I received my GoPro Hero 3 for a Christmas Gift. After playing around with my original GoPro for a couple of years I was really looking forward to the new high tech version in the Hero 3. Continue reading
Can you get the same cardiovascular benefits from non-alcoholic wine as regular red wine?
Apparently you can even do better when it comes to lowering blood pressure by drinking non-alcoholic wine. Continue reading
What is a trans fat?
A trans fat is formed when unsaturated fats go through a process of hydrogenation. The process converts an unsaturated oil that is liquid into one that takes on solid properties at room temperature
Hydrogenation, or partial hydrogenation, occurs when hydrogen atoms are added to an unsaturated fat to convert it into a hard, saturated, fat like butter.
Why did they hydrogenate oils? Continue reading
From the Journal of Applied Physiology, here is another article pertaining to lifelong endurance training and cardiac function. I think it is worth reviewing.
I would assume that most people understand that asthma like symptoms and other symptoms of bronchial hyperreactivity, and upper respiratory infections tend to be more common among endurance athletes, than in those participating in moderate activities, especially exercising in cold weather.
This should also raise concern for our four legged exercise partners. Continue reading