The Scale Paradox: A Comprehensive Guide on Using Bodyweight Data

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This is a guest post by Kevin Garde. For more info about Kevin, see the section below this article. Intro When it comes to the world of health and fitness, it is hard for many people to escape the notion that the number we see on a body weight scale provides the most important data point to being healthier and happier. And there is no shortage of conflicting views and controversy when it comes to opinions on the usefulness of scale weight. On an individual level, it often evokes a sense of negativity; as the displayed number leaves many both disheartened and demotivated. … Read More

SNR #188: Barbara Oakley, PhD – How to Learn, Study & Get Better With Science

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 188: Barbara Oakley, PhD of the University of Oakland discusses the science of how we learn and lessons for implementing this into our lives. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Barbara Oakley, PhD Barbara Oakley is a Professor of Engineering at Oakland University. She is involved in multiple areas of research, ranging from STEM education, to Engineering education, to learning practices. … Read More

SNR #183: Arthur Lynch & Eoghan McNeill – Sports Psychology in Self-Paced/Closed-Skill Sports

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 183: Sigma coach Arthur Lynch interviews sport psychology PhD researcher Eoghan McNeill of the University of Limerick on applying evidence-based sports psychology techniques to improve performance, particularly in powerlifting and other self-paced/closed skill sports. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Eoghan McNeill Eoghan is a PhD researcher in the PESS department at the Univeristy of Limerick. Eoghan’s research examines improving performance in … Read More