The optimal design for the human frame given what we do on a daily basis and how long we currently live is not much like what we have. We should be much shorter, thicker, more heavily boned and muscled in order to stay optimally active well into our 80s and 90s.
February 7 is the 32nd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, and the theme is “Play Fair, Play IX.” Title IX ensures that students receive educational opportunities free from discrimination based on gender. It is a concise law — just 37 words — that has greatly expanded opportunities for females in sport, authored in part by the late U.S. Rep. Patsy T. Mink of Hawaii.
Often around this time of year people make all sorts of resolutions, usually around their weight or their workouts or their money spending habits or resolving to use less profanity or some such behavior modification.