DOMS: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

When I started CrossFit, I experienced the joy of something called Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS). And it wasn’t the run-of-the-mill type of DOMS, but rather this is the “I can’t walk up the stairs” or “I can’t straighten my arms” kind of sore. For me it was a workout that involved 150 barbell back …

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The Scientific Process

At its essence, science is rooted in human curiosity:  asking questions, challenging assumptions, and discovering truth in spite of our preconceived ideas.  In the words of the acclaimed author and scientist Carl Sagan: “Science invites us to let the facts in, even when they don’t conform to our preconceptions. It counsels us to carry alternative hypotheses …

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