Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

This is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

Lesson: don’t stop.  Good to know.

This is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

George Dvorsky | August 17, 2015 | io9

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Don’t just use it—push it!

To maintain your physical fitness as you age, you have to go beyond “use it or lose it” — you have to push your limits.  Interval training, here I come!

Age Is Irrelevant When It Comes to Fitness

Want to continue to crush well into your 80s? Here’s how.

Nick Heil | Aug 24, 2015 | Outside

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August 25, 2015 Posted by | fitness, health | , , | 1 Comment

Science Isn’t Broken

Wonderful article explaining why we can’t take each scientific study as “truth”, yet science is still providing us with the best answers.  Make sure you read it at the origin, so you can play with the interactive graph.

The Scientific Method: Science Isn’t Broken

It’s just a hell of a lot harder than we give it credit for.

By Christie Aschwanden | Aug 19, 2015 | FiveThirtyEight

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