24 05, 2019

Are You Ready to Break Your Four-Minute Mile?

2019-05-24T16:36:15+00:00

In 1954, Roger Bannister did what was once thought impossible—he broke the four-minute mile by running it in 3:59.4. Up until that point, it was perceived the human body could not physically run that fast for such a distance. Not only was it thought to be too hard, but doctors warned it was dangerous. Bannister’s main competitor was an Australian named John Landy. Both had their eyes on the four-minute barrier, but Bannister beat him to it. After Bannister broke the record, he was quoted as saying he believed Landy had lost heart, and that what was once Landy’s goal had [...]

Are You Ready to Break Your Four-Minute Mile?2019-05-24T16:36:15+00:00
9 05, 2019

New Studies Continuously Point to the Efficacy of Meditation

2019-05-17T19:41:26+00:00

You never know what it will be that moves your life in a new direction. For example, it was a running injury that propelled Mass General and Harvard Medical School’s neuroscientist, Sara Lazar, to begin studying meditation. It all began after sustaining an injury while training for the Boston Marathon. Because of her injury, her physical therapist advised her to stretch more, so naturally she took up yoga. Lazar had heard all the claims about yoga and its benefits, but she was mostly in it for the physical therapy. It didn’t take long, however, for her to notice that she [...]

New Studies Continuously Point to the Efficacy of Meditation2019-05-17T19:41:26+00:00