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Archives for June 2012
You're considered a beginner for the first 10 years of your yoga practice. It's a very humbling experience to say the least. Yoga is about enjoying the gradual unfolding process and being aware of how each pose affects the relationship to your breathing. We tend to hold our breath when we are in a stressful situation. Letting go your tension and just maintaining the flow of breathing helps you get deeper into the pose and quiet your mind. Everybody is different. There's nothing "messed … [Read more...] about Yoga Tips!
Over the past year, I have been passively rating my music library on iTunes (or my iPhone) as I listen to them. I have finally rated my entire library and it feels good, really, really good. Why should you rate your music? Maybe you're the type of guy who downloads a terabyte of music and brags about how much music you have. But what good is it if it's mostly SHIT? Quality over quantity. You can easily sort out your bad music from the good, delete the bad ones and streamline your … [Read more...] about Holding a High Standard for Music
I highly recommend you work the knots out of your muscles using a foam roller, especially if you're an active individual. I had been bicycling for years and didn't even realize the hundreds of knots that had accumulated in my quadriceps and calves until I tried this for the first time. Not to mention the amount of relief and release it created in the mid to upper back! What is a muscle "knot"? A muscle knot is technically known as a trigger point. It's a small group of muscle fibers that … [Read more...] about How To Get Rid of [Muscle] Knots
People don't seem to be aware of the importance of doing nothing but lying on their back on the floor to allow their back to relax. That's right, the floor. Not the mattress. When you are on the mattress, you literally slouch just like when you are sitting on a chair or couch. Even on a new, firm mattress, your hips and shoulders sink in and your lower back collapses, causing your spine to go out of alignment. You may think that lying on your back on the floor would be a terrible way to … [Read more...] about Lie on your back (on the floor!) for comfort, NOW!
Near sunset time, I look at my shadow and pretend I'm riding a high wheel penny farthing. All of a sudden, I am this guy. … [Read more...] about Near sunset time, my bicycle becomes a high wheel penny farthing
Midnight Ridazz is holding a "Midnight Drag Race" on July 28, 2012. The 2nd St. tunnel in downtown will be closed down to the public at night for this race. You know which tunnel this is if you've ever been in it. It's really long and enchanting. It's lined with white glossy tiles everywhere that makes it seem like you're in one big light box. You could participate in this event for $10. You'll have a timer on you and if you are in the top 16 of the qualifying races, you will go … [Read more...] about Midnight Drag Race in Los Angeles (2nd street tunnel bicycle drag race in Los Angeles)
Pharmacology refers to drug administration (including dosage) and distribution in the body (pharmacokinetics). The area under the curve includes T half-life, peak concentration, time to achieve peak, elimination and protein binding. It’s one of the most important aspects of drug study, including antibiotics. Peak and Trough Let’s look at the peak and trough of gentamycin, which is an aminoglycoside. If the concentration is too high, the peak could lead to ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity. So … [Read more...] about Notes for Microbiology Final Exam
When I was a teenager and looking for some new music, I discovered this romantic song called "Al di là" being sung by Emilio Pericoli. I liked it immediately. Turns out it's a very popular Italian song. Maybe you'll like it too. To hear Al di La by Emilio Pericoli, click the player on the right (my favorite version!!): </td> For the original version sung by Luciano Tajoli from 1961, click on the right: Below,on the left, you could follow the … [Read more...] about Al di la