#MustRead New Health Basic: Digital-Media Literacy via @ExperienceLife

PILAR GERASIMO · DECEMBER 2014 Founding editor, Pilar Gerasimo, discusses why media literacy matters to health seekers. When we think about “health basics,” we think about things like diet, exercise, and washing our hands after we sneeze. Needless to say, there’s a bit more to it than that. Yes, nutrition, activity, and hygiene matter hugely. But so do stress, mental and emotional patterns, socio-economic and environmental factors, cultural norms, and a great deal more. Which is why Experience Life has always covered such a diverse range of topics (as evidenced by our “Game Changers”). One often-overlooked subject that we’ve taken … Continue reading #MustRead New Health Basic: Digital-Media Literacy via @ExperienceLife

@MillerBode & @SportScienceLab Recovery Plan #MustWatch

Why faster, shorter training sessions miss the “crush factor” and mental preparation – according to Bode Miller. Bode’s training program at SSL with Gavin focused on three components: 1. Fatigue muscles with quick, hard, sharp repetitions 2. Reduce slow stretching of ligaments 3. Maximize the communication between the central nervous system and muscle (And SSL has wicked custom manufactured fitness equipment.) At 36, getting the CNS tuned-up so nerve response is precise is key to trump the effects of aging on sports performance. Try it.  When you’re laying on the floor, out of breath, sweating, beating your fists, and wincing… it’s … Continue reading @MillerBode & @SportScienceLab Recovery Plan #MustWatch