I would like to preface this article with a few facts about
me, as an author. Although I consider myself anartist
, and fancy myself as
someone who is adept at the English language, I am not a trained writer. My
bachelor’s degree fromIthaca College
is in the arts, opera, to be specific, and not in a science
or in a language discipline. There are people who are far better at both the
science side of my profession, as well as communicating ideas about the science
and its’ implications on topics as varied as injury and societal and economic
byproducts of said science.
There are large flashing yellow lights, required safety chain stations, and giant steel arms that gate across the road denying access on every US highway that crosses the rocky mountains. 5 years earlier I crossed the rockies in a blizzard half of an hour before they mandated chains on my way from San Fransisco to Boston, so I am not naive to the humbling respect of nature that is necessary for a safe cross country trip. No matter the season, every last acre of this country is prone to treacherous weather, and some can be engulfing and some deadly.
height a projectile flies is determined by the velocity of the center
of mass as it leaves the ground. The faster the initial upward velocity,
the longer it will take for gravity to decelerate the projectile, and
the higher it will travel. In the case of a human jumping, the
projectile is the body, and the initial velocity is determined by the
acceleration of the center of mass due to the force generated by the
body. If you want to increase your vertical leap, the goal is to
increase the force that your body can generate.
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If you follow Hordon Health through social media, or are a
member of theRenegade Internationalcommunity, then you are very familiar with
the concept of“50/50”. The traditional variety, and most recommended by
Renegade International founder, John Davies, is to complete 50 push-ups and 50
sit-ups immediately upon rousing in the morning, on an empty stomach. These
push-ups should be completed with perfect form, as with the sit-ups.
New Year's Resolution Revolution
New Year’s is a time when folks take on grand changes with
designs, more often than not, at making permanent and positive alterations to
their lives. I have heard friends, family, and clients pledge to do things as drastic
as move to a new continent. I have read several folks’ extensive resolution
lists, sometimes 20 items deep, covering the gamut of severity and scale. Resolutions to change thought patterns,
habits, relationships, and interpersonal dynamics abound, with these being the hardest
to actually achieve, yet are the most commonly resolved changes of all.