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Aired 6 months ago 46:39
Dr. Stanley Williams Pt. 2: Volcanic Bravery
While the Galeras Volcano was still spewing ash on the afternoon of January 14, 1993, two brave researchers defied all common sense and ventured inside the volcanic crater to rescue their trapped colleagues. Their risky move would lead to the survival of three fellow volcanologists: Stanley Williams, Luis LeMarie, and Andrew Macfarlane.Sponsors!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SURVIVAL to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutesâ€”and wonâ€™t affect your credit!
Aired 5 months ago 48:55
Why We Exercise
Running, biking, weightlifting, swimming â€” for lots of people, working out is an important part of life. Itâ€™s about our health â€” mental and physical â€” strength, weight control, discipline and letâ€™s face it: vanity. On this episode, we explore why we exercise, why we should, and how to do it best. Also heard on this week’s episode: Baby, we were born to run â€” even more than you might think. Reporter Jad Sleiman explores why humans are such improbably good runners. We cheer on Harvard professor Dan Lieberman as he races a horse in a 20-mile run, learn the history of persistence hunting, and find out why butts are our secret weapon. Producer Lindsay Lazarski talks with historian Natalia Mehlman Petrzela about the history of womenâ€™s workouts â€” starting with the â€œreducing salonsâ€ of the 1930s through the age of jazzercise and aerobics. Petrzelaâ€™s upcoming book is called â€œFit Nation: How America Embraced Exercise As The Government Abandoned It.â€ Want to be able to tie your shoes when youâ€™re 80, and still get up the stairs? Start working out now. We chat with sports physician Tony Reed from Temple University Hospital about the benefits of regular exercise for healthy aging. Working out transformed Marta Rusekâ€™s health and her life. But changing her difficult relationship with her body took even more time â€” and work.
Aired 2 years ago 23:09
#23: Me Too
Trigger warning. This episode contains â€œMe Tooâ€ stories by victims of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment. You are welcome to [â€¦] The post #23: Me Too appeared first on proof of my existence.