It may come as a surprise but recovery from exercise is not scientifically well understood. As often, when understanding is poor, there is an overabundance of theory. And, also, bullshit. (Around 3.800 words, estimated reading time 19 min but only 13 min if you skip asides and footnotes.)
This entry of the Analytic Fitness™ Dictionary takes a deep dive in the murky waters of functional movement (around 3.600 words, estimated reading time: 17-19 min).
In this second post of a series of 3, I use definite descriptions rather than names because I’m not in it for the drama. (Around 1.600 words, estimated reading time: about 8-9 min.)
Tabata™ promises the benefits of 1h of exercise in only 4′. Bullshit, or not?
Ain’t that a click-bait title? (Slightly above 1.600 words, estimated reading time: about 8 min.)
There is no general method for telling science and pseudoscience apart, but there is a method for detecting science-based bullshit. (Around 1.500 words, estimated reading time: 8 min.)
‘Bullshit’ is a well-defined philosophical concept so this post is safe for work. (Around 1.500 words, estimated reading time: 8 min.)