NY Times….Even among top athletes, Jornet is an outlier. Take his VO2 max, a measure of a person’s ability to consume oxygen and a factor in determining aerobic endurance. An average male’s VO2 max is 45 to 55 ml/kg/min. A college-level 10,000-meter runner’s max is typically 60 to 70. Jornet’s VO2 max is 89.5 —…Details
The key point for me is the statement – skewed unfairly. This is the crux of the argument, over the past generation it seems as if there has been a concerted attempted to skew the playing field to benefit the uber wealthy whilst disadvantaging everyone else. Systems will also show inequality, this is simply the…Details
New York Times…..At an office party in 2005, one of my colleagues asked my then husband what I did on weekends. She knew me as someone with great intensity and energy. “Does she kayak, go rock climbing and then run a half marathon?” she joked. No, he answered simply, “she sleeps.” And that was true.…Details
This is a paradox, at once completely unrelated to trading but also totally related if you understand the psychology of what is happening here. This ad was recently banned in Australia as being too adult. As if it were ever possible to be too adult. The central issue here is simply one of having others…Details
I am thinking of having t-shirts made with the logo shown below on them. I think I should send one to every commentator who appears in the media gibbering on about the market.
This is a very interesting photo set from The Atlantic – it shows what motivated people can achieve. Meanwhile I am still waiting for a leaking pipe under my nature strip to be fixed… its only been two years but I suppose Yarra Valley water will eventually move from watching it to doing something about…Details
“Most of us don’t have the discipline to stay focused on a single goal for five, ten, or twenty years, giving up everything to bring it off, but that’s what’s necessary to become an Olympic champion, a world class surgeon, or a Kirov ballerina. Even then, of course, it may be all in vain. You…Details
If you cant do a single push up and I know a lot of blokes who cant you should be embarrassed beyond belief.