An Exercise in Helping People Get Healthy
Healthful eating is not difficult or expensive. It is cheaper to stop buying junk and convenience food, and it is easier to eat a piece of fruit than to fry food.Over the holidays, we called a friend in Madison Wisconsin. She is a visually-impaire...
Thank You Grand Rounds 4.34
Thank you Grand Rounds 4.34 for including my post Fix One Pain, Don't Cause Another among the best medical posts of the week.In a hospital, Grand Rounds is a lecture for doctors about a patient or topic. On the web, the weekly Grand Rounds is an e...
Indiana Jones Rocket Sled
The new Indiana Jones movie came out this past weekend, the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. It is set in 1957 with fun fitness and iconry of the era, for future blog posts. Today - the Rocket Sled.In the early part of the movie, Indiana Jones and th...
Working In An Underwater Lab
I am a scientist in human physiology. I study how the body works in extremes of environments. I lived on mountains and underwater. I slept outdoors in snow to study cold adaptation. I spun pilots in centrifuges until their faces looked like shar p...
Daughter's Love Saves Parent's Knees
A special story came in. I had been answering inquiries from a reader who wrote me to ask how to stop her mother's knee pain, and after her mother was better, to help her father. I was charmed by this good daughter who wanted to help her parents. ...
Which Shoes Help Exercise, Fall Prevention, and Ankles?
We are in the cold, damp Tennessee mountains for the rest of the week, teaching at a medical school program of wilderness medicine. It should be warmer than home in the Northeast US where it's snowing, and the Schuylkill River, and water bottle on...
Less Pain Means a Happier Lisa
Reader Lisa H wrote in:"I had not (previously) successfully implemented healthy movement habits. Your books are allowing me to comprehend the importance of doing so. This knowledge is permitting me to enjoy the benefits that come from less pain. L...
Fast Fitness - Strengthen Yourself by Lifting Up Others
Here is Fast Friday Fitness - strengthen your thoughtfulness by uplifting your community:Carry simple thank you notes with you, and a working pen.Write and leave a short sincere thanks to those who often deserve and rarely hear the words.Ideas - c...
Spring Garden is Fitness Health Goodness as a Lifestyle
United States First Lady Michelle Obama led the way to dig and sow a vegetable garden on the south lawn of the White House. Local primary school (elementary school) students helped, and are scheduled to continue sharing the work and knowledge and ...
Not Old For Olympics, Update
I updated the post Not Old For Olympics with links to the athletes' official Beijing web site competitor information pages. You can learn more about them and see their events and rankings.If you have others to add, let me know.