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Gwen Sisto
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Competed for Team USA multiple times in weightlifting. Rocket Scientist and author
Competed for Team USA multiple times in weightlifting. Rocket Scientist and author

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Weightlifting shoe studies, and some physics
Suppversity just did a great article surveying various studies on weightlifting shoes and effectiveness. What is most amazing about these studies, is that almost all of them measured output variables that no one cares about. For example, one study measured ...
Weightlifting shoe studies, and some physics
Weightlifting shoe studies, and some physics
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The science of Youthfulness: How to look like an ageless vampire
I remember reading a chapter in a Deepak Chopra book about how aging is something we are hypnotized to do.  As if , seeing the people before us age, we , ourselves, were convinced that this process was inevitable for us. It was as a pretty radical thought ,...
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What we can Learn from Icarus , the documentary on Doping
Some of you
may be thinking, “why should I watch a documentary about a guy who got paid by
Netflix to experiment with doping. Screw that guy”.   At least, I came across one article on the
internet with that title.  Well, the documentary
goes quite a bit far...
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Thrivalist Pocast: Mental Flow and Getting to the Zone
Most people will never work hard enough to know their true mental and physical work capacity. If there is one thing weightlifting has taught me, is that you can always train harder. If theres one thing going to engineering school has taught me, is that you ...
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Is weightlifting safe for the general population
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World record snatch Gwendolyn Sisto
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Is your fitness Guru a Master of Sociology or a Master of Science?
I probably shouldn't have posted. I probably should have ignored it.   But, there it was staring back at me on Facebook. It was clearly a sensationalistic post. Something that a social media expert posts just to get a reaction. It was just a step too far fo...
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Closing Time-Every new beginning comes form some other beginings End
"Closing Time.  Every new beginning comes from some other beginings End" - Semisonic, "Closing Time" Today marks the end of an era, the day Risto Sports shuts its Maine training center and goes on the great American voyage to Florida.   Yes, we are trading ...
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Breaking the World Record- 2017 World Masters Games Championships
I am back in America after 2 weeks between Auckland and Dubai!  I am coming home to America holding the World Record in the Snatch in women's 63kg at 35-39, the Games record in the snatch, and a medal.   I also broke 4 Games records in the process.   Anothe...
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