Because of this NY Times article, Dieting? Put Your Money Where Your Fat Is, I’ve made a vow not to purchase a new RC plane until I’m 5 pounds less than my present weight for at least a week (this is to prevent low readings from loss of water). In the article, they say placing … Continue reading
I tried to run down the abandoned railroad track trail today, but it was too wet, so I ran 4 miles on the road.
I ran 5 miles this morning in 28 degree weather in Georgetown, Massachusetts. It was a nice run with tights, light gloves, Drylete top, and an OR wind-resistant hat. I really love the Nike Skylon 2s, and I hope they keep making that shoe. It has the perfect combination of light weight, flexibility, motion control … Continue reading
Haile was already the greatest distance runner of all time, but his WR at the Berlin Marathon of 2:03:59 is unbelievable. Will I live to see a sub 2:00 marathon – unaided by artificial supplements of course?
I am so sick of seeing those two women volleyball players frolicking in the sand and Michael Phelps jumping up and down. GIMME MY GODDAMN TRACK AND FIELD!!!
I was really excited about trying these shoes, but I’ll be returning them because of two reasons: 1. Not enough forefoot cushioning 2. The skin around my left achilles tendon was rubbed raw after running only 2 miles with this shoe. There’s not enough cushioning on the upper part of the heel cup, and it … Continue reading
After running the Upper Wildcat Loop (while listening to the latest PC Gamer Podcast on a Zen Stone), I flew the Pico Stick for a little bit. The Pico Stick was flying well until the mount for the servos slid forward, and I lost control of the surfaces. I had been using a twist tie … Continue reading
An Enduring Measure of Fitness: The Simple Push-Up – New York Times Based on national averages, a 40-year-old woman should be able to do 16 push-ups and a man the same age should be able to do 27. By the age of 60, those numbers drop to 17 for men and 6 for women. Those … Continue reading
Gebrselassie May Skip Olympic Marathon – New York Times Concerns about Beijings pollution have dominated preparations for the games.Gebrselassie has had problems with his lungs in the past and is known to have a pollen allergy. Hermens said many racers who have performed in damaging conditions have never returned to their best. It may be … Continue reading
The Oakley Review – Lenses – Light Transmission Nice table on the light transmission percentages of Oakley Lenses.