It’s hard to argue against any of these things in the abstract; in principle such suggestions sound just fine. But one could do all of these things and still be in bad shape at home, work or school. For instance, Cosby completely ignores shifts in the economy that give value to some work while other work, in the words of William Julius Wilson, “disappears.” In our high tech, high skilled economy where low skilled work is being scaled back, phased out, exported, or severely under compensated, all the right behavior in the world won’t create better jobs with more pay.
In his home workshop, Bill Bowerman was a constant tinkerer. While seeking to craft a novel performance running shoe, he had the idea to impound his wife waffle iron and use the griddle to score the soles of prototype training shoes he was experimenting with. He seared the rubberized soles with the waffle iron and found that by removing sections of the rubber, the shoes were more aerodynamic, lighter weight and provided substantially more grip than the available shoes of that day..
Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale.
Steel is ideal, as it’s easy to repair if cracks happen, whereas aluminium or carbon are not. My commuter is a Surly Crosscheck and it’s perfect: steel frame, but not too heavy, capable of fitting racks, etc, and a comfortable reasonably upright position. You don’t want a race bike (no fittings for racks) or need mtb features like suspension (useless and require maintenance).For tyres, reliability is the key characteristic you want assuming you’re commuting on roads, paths or reasonable gravel (Marathon Plus tyres, or Gatorskins fit the bill).
In the midst of excessive worrying, you may suffer with high anxiety even panic during waking hours. Many chronic worriers tell of feeling a sense of impending doom or unrealistic fears that only increase their worries. Ultra sensitive to their environment and to the criticism of others, excessive worriers may see anything and anyone as a potential threat..
For my first couple years I experimented with programs from catalyst athletics and Russian weightlifters to reasonable results but was not coached. I received my NCCP certification for weightlifting and began writing some of my own programming which was helpful in learning how to pair exercises and managing fatigue. For the past year I have been working with a coach and it has helped drastically.