A few fitness thoughts amidst our stay-at-home orders.

[Note: Since formatting on facebook is minimal, this post — for my fellow gym members — is reposted here. ] Hi all! In light of the situation, I wanted to share a few fitness thoughts. This post is ~1,400 words, or 6-min @ 250words/min, in five sections.¬† Here’s the outline: 1) Sun salutations 2) CrossFit… Continue reading A few fitness thoughts amidst our stay-at-home orders.

Quantum Nutrition: A Short Introduction

In 2013, in my first semester of graduate school, I had an idea: “What if we could trace the effects of a single nutrient from physics/chemistry/geology up through biology, past neuroscience and behavior, through all other areas of the university, from economics and art history to geopolitics and beyond?” Not until 2017 did I realize… Continue reading Quantum Nutrition: A Short Introduction

Question: do you think lithium specifically affects athletic performance?

A few months ago, a member of my gym asked, “You recommend lithium for everyone, but do you think lithium specifically affects athletic performance?” Yes, yes I do. Like much about biology — and everything about lithium — we don’t understand the exact mechanisms very well. But here’s why¬†lithium affects athletic performance.   Table of… Continue reading Question: do you think lithium specifically affects athletic performance?

Letter to Servicemembers, Active and Inactive [09042017]

Hi all, I’ve been working on this site seriously for the past few months, and on most days, I am more patient than others. Today, I am impatient. Veterans are committing suicide. The elderly, teenagers, and the depressed, too, are killing themselves. And there is a very simple, scientifically supported solution: correct a single micronutrient… Continue reading Letter to Servicemembers, Active and Inactive [09042017]

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