Spinning

On my last blog I discussed the effects of running on a treadmill to log our late winter running miles during to this abnormally artic Colorado winter. This encompassed some ideas to stay healthy while running indoors to prepare for outdoor running. What I also realized is that we triathletes and cyclists are probably spending … More Spinning

Feet

The feet are fascinating. They contain 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 little muscles, ligaments and tendons. Get sweaty feet? They also have over 250,000 sweat glands! They are one of the most sensitive structures in our body. Feedback from our feet provide data for our brain on how to move, hold your … More Feet

The Matrix

In the movie The Matrix the main character, Neo, is famously offered a choice between a red pill and a blue pill. If he takes the blue pill he forgets about learning about the Matrix and goes back to life as he has perceived it. If he takes the red pill, he joins the fight … More The Matrix

Paleo

The recent movements for the Paleo diet and barefoot running fascinate me. Not so much because I am a huge proponent of either (the correct footwear is very important, but that is a subject for a whole other blog) but rather because how they challenge us to evaluate our current living environments and habits. Proponents … More Paleo

Contrapposto

In Italian art, contrapposto is a term to describe a human figure that is typically standing on one leg with their upper body twisting off axis in another direction. The pose can give the figure a dynamic or a more relaxed appearance. Contrapposto can be used to illustrate tension between characters and it can be … More Contrapposto