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07-19-24, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By MoAlpha

Depends on the research quality. Your docs should...

Depends on the research quality. Your docs should like what you’ve done and should be genuinely interested in anything new you bring to their attention. What they don’t want to hear about is hacks,...
07-19-24, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By MoAlpha

You want an academic endocrinologist...

You want an academic endocrinologist subspecializing in "lipidology," not a cardiologist.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-24, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 27,693
Posted By MoAlpha

So, when the pros get a wheel from neutral...

So, when the pros get a wheel from neutral support, does the rotor rub?

And why don’t the TdF medical personnel wear gloves when they dress all that road rash? That’s really bad!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-24, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 27,693
Posted By MoAlpha

Awww, sorry.

Awww, sorry.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-24, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 27,693
Posted By MoAlpha

To quote the immortal W.C. Fields, anyone who...

To quote the immortal W.C. Fields, anyone who hates children and animals can't be all bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-24, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 27,693
Posted By MoAlpha

Good God! I wouldn't get that close to a horse...

Good God! I wouldn't get that close to a horse or a cow!
07-15-24, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By MoAlpha

Iíve learned to check before dismissing anything...

Iíve learned to check before dismissing anything plausible out of hand, but Iím virtually certain this doesnít happen. That doesnít mean itís a bad hypothesis, though.
07-15-24, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, but EPO goes back down once those RBCs are...

Yeah, but EPO goes back down once those RBCs are replaced by your bone marrow, and it's the RBCs, not the EPO, that you want in the first place.
07-15-24, 11:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,649
Posted By MoAlpha

I blame this phenomenon on the internet with its...

I blame this phenomenon on the internet with its limitless store of technical info and irresistible opportunities to bring enlightenment to the masses. Lord knows I've been guilty.
07-13-24, 12:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,161
Posted By MoAlpha

The theory is correct if you don’t know how to...

The theory is correct if you don’t know how to use a chain gauge.
07-12-24, 06:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,757
Posted By MoAlpha

These findings, in patients referred for exercise...

These findings, in patients referred for exercise testing to evaluate cardiovascular disease, make sense almost to the point of logical circularity, clinically important as they may be.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-24, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 27,693
Posted By MoAlpha

I always thought that was strange, like the...

I always thought that was strange, like the Boston habit of putting "The" before the names of hospitals.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-24, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 27,693
Posted By MoAlpha

I started dating Dr. MoAlpha (also very cute)...

I started dating Dr. MoAlpha (also very cute) Junior year when we were both taking organic chem. She got an A, first semester, but I dragged her down to my pathetic level in the second.
07-07-24, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By MoAlpha

Except it almost certainly doesn't work. ...

Except it almost certainly doesn't work.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5067421/#:~:text=Echinacea%20supplementation%20is%20thought%20to,and%20running%20economy%20(RE).

This...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-24, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 27,693
Posted By MoAlpha

That's getting even me hot and bothered!

That's getting even me hot and bothered!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-24, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 27,693
Posted By MoAlpha

Catching up on TdF replays, hoping for rain, and...

Catching up on TdF replays, hoping for rain, and feeling guilty for nat having my weirdo trainees over for awkward festivities.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-24, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

That looks like fun. I like the weather station...

That looks like fun. I like the weather station on the house too. I guess he has his own airstrip.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-24, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Neuromodulation FTW!

Neuromodulation FTW!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-24, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Why wait until the middle of a cold dark night?

Why wait until the middle of a cold dark night?
06-18-24, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By MoAlpha

It's not really clear that high HDL is protective...

It's not really clear that high HDL is protective against vascular disease in real life, but low HDL is certainly associated with a higher risk. Docs will always focus on the LDL and triglyceride...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-24, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Meh, no deductible on glass.

Meh, no deductible on glass.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-24, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

It’s right in your name: big lung, airway, and...

It’s right in your name: big lung, airway, and skin surface area to lose water from.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-24, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Today, a guy on the local cycling group text...

Today, a guy on the local cycling group text encouraged all the dads to recreate the event which made them dads in the first place. That was all very well, but now I need to find a specimen cup and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Well, that's presumably what the system has...

Well, that's presumably what the system has evolved to do. Of course, fighting a bear once a week would help.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

It really is all about the butt, isn't it? I...

It really is all about the butt, isn't it?

I don't think my form is wonderful, which is why I'm pretty conservative. I use bumper plates and a rack, but I don't need to drop them and haven't had...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Squats and deadlifts with low reps and the...

Squats and deadlifts with low reps and the heaviest loads I can manage safely (110-125% BW at the moment), plus plenty of abs and a little arm work. I need continuous work to correct a lack of core...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-24, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Try cycling. Itís a wonderful way to get out in...

Try cycling. Itís a wonderful way to get out in the fresh air.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-24, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Good to be missed! No bad news. Iím having a...

Good to be missed! No bad news. Iím having a fun, busy summer.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-24, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Considerably safer, but at least as expensive and...

Considerably safer, but at least as expensive and tiring.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-24, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Thanks. I'm not sad and could find another ride...

Thanks. I'm not sad and could find another ride pretty easily if I wanted to. Offshore experience is pretty rare.


Nah, he fessed up when I called him about when to show up.:rolleyes:

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-24, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Nay, tragic.

Nay, tragic.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-24, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

I hold mine in a gas flame for about 20 seconds...

I hold mine in a gas flame for about 20 seconds or until any smoke decreases. Works every time.
06-05-24, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,211
Posted By MoAlpha

The bike; I meant the bike!

The bike; I meant the bike!
06-05-24, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,211
Posted By MoAlpha

You want a Hot or Not rating?

You want a Hot or Not rating?
06-05-24, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,211
Posted By MoAlpha

I have heard that too, but the gold standard for...

I have heard that too, but the gold standard for distinguishing visceral from subcutaneous fat is imaging with MRI or CT. Bioelectrical impedance seems to be able to do an okay job, but only under...
06-05-24, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,211
Posted By MoAlpha

That's pretty much correct, since the gizmo can...

That's pretty much correct, since the gizmo can only measure the impedance between your two feet and the majority of that current will flow via the shortest pathways. However, on the assumption that...
06-04-24, 01:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,121
Posted By MoAlpha

“The gross and net result of it is that people...

“The gross and net result of it is that people who spent most of their natural lives riding iron bicycles over the rocky roadsteads of this parish get their personalities mixed up with the...
06-04-24, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By MoAlpha

intervals.icu has me right at the median or...

intervals.icu has me right at the median or slightly above for everything from 5 s to 1 hr, but I cling to the fact that I'm almost 68 and the age group is men ≥ 60 and I was a lot faster at 60. The...
06-04-24, 11:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,670
Posted By MoAlpha

Gotta do what you gotta do.

Gotta do what you gotta do.
06-04-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By MoAlpha

A fundamental lack of respect is the secret of a...

A fundamental lack of respect is the secret of a happy marriage!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-24, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

Hope it works!

Hope it works!
06-04-24, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By MoAlpha

Now give it to us in W/kg and tell us how long...

Now give it to us in W/kg and tell us how long you held it. Then we can judge your fitness and intrinsic worth as a human being.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-24, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 160,706
Posted By MoAlpha

I miss wind front wool jackets.

I miss wind front wool jackets.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-24, 03:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,322
Posted By MoAlpha

Moreover, the age is irrelevant.

Moreover, the age is irrelevant.
05-23-24, 07:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By MoAlpha

I probably still have it somewhere. I think my...

I probably still have it somewhere. I think my mom gave it to me when I was in high school. She introduced me and my brothers to Perelman, Wodehouse, Thurber, the Marx Brothers, and many other 20th...
05-23-24, 06:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By MoAlpha

In my youth I read every word SJP ever published,...

In my youth I read every word SJP ever published, including his letters, many of them multiple times. Now, approaching my second childhood, I may have to start again.
05-22-24, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By MoAlpha

If Mozart's piano teacher had access to social...

If Mozart's piano teacher had access to social media.
05-19-24, 07:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,040
Posted By MoAlpha

I have a fusion at C5-6 and prosthetic disks at...

I have a fusion at C5-6 and prosthetic disks at the levels above and below. I had it done at the old Walter Reed and at my last follow-up visit I was cleared to hump a 100 lb ruck. :lol: I was...
05-18-24, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By MoAlpha

Sports nutrition seems to me like a coaching...

Sports nutrition seems to me like a coaching specialty: stuff about race fueling and periodizing diet for a competitive training schedule, rather than a primary focus on long term health. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-24, 03:09 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,481
Posted By MoAlpha

CFRP has been standard for racing sailboat hulls...

CFRP has been standard for racing sailboat hulls and rigs, large and small, for decades and is increasingly common in high-end powerboats. It is far superior to the glass composites and aluminum it...
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