Herrleklären

Relentlessly explaining everything you never knew you wanted to know about, all of the time

Oct 5, 2020

Re-imagining athleticism

Re-imagining athleticism

Who gets to be a "real" athlete and who doesn't? How our ideas about aging, health, ablebodiedness and disability shape the status of Masters rowing

Nov 29, 2019

What's in a name?

What's in a name?

According to our conventions for animal names, Peanut needed to be welcomed into the family with a re-naming after some badass, preferably of the revolutionary or radical type.

Nov 15, 2019

Use it or lose it

Use it or lose it

We do a profound disservice to older adults when we discourage strenuous exercise. It doesn’t cause degeneration—it helps mitigate it! Exercise, it turns out, *is* medicine.