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WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE PHYSICS 

WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE PHYSICS  July 2019  If you and your climbing buddies compare injuries, you almost always compare painful wrists, hands/fingers, shoulders or elbows. That’s because climbing places massive loads on the arms and can truly stress tendons. In fact, nearly half of all chronic climbing injuries involve the fingers, and over 80% are

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4 Myths About Tendonitis

4 Myths About Tendonitis

Now that the weather is FINALLY cooperating and the sun is shining, it’s time to hike! You’re still in shape from ski season, so a long and strenuous hike sounds perfect. You wake up the next day with a stiff Achilles, but it goes away rather quickly. By the time you’re done with morning coffee, you’re

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4 Myths About Tendonitis 

4 Myths About Tendonitis  June 2019  Now that the weather is FINALLY cooperating and the sun is shining, it’s time to hike! You’re still in shape from ski season, so a long and strenuous hike sounds perfect. You wake up the next day with a stiff Achilles, but it goes away rather quickly. By the

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Taking Charge in 5 Minutes 

Taking Charge in 5 Minutes  May 2019  I didn’t see it. I was hauling down the backside of Olde Stage for the 100th time, and I still didn’t see it. A large gouge in the asphalt jarred my whole body, causing my phone to fly out of my Bento box and land with a splat

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5 Big Mistakes People With Incontinence Make

The Trouble With Toilets

If every day from the time you were two, you squatted down low to “do your business”, you would have a felt sense of the value of using those strong, stable hips to do the work of bending. For better or worse (mostly better!) we started using toilets, and we stopped squatting as part of

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