injury

Japan Finally Has Some Rules For Human Pyramids In Schools

Even at five tiers, safety still seems like a tall order here.

Lauren Vinopal |

Absolute Beginners: What The Hell Do You Do With A Foam Roller, Anyway?

Hello, Beginners! Have you ever seen people at the gym rolling their legs over tubes and thought, “What the hell?” Or alternatively, have you ever seen it and thought, “Boy,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Harrison Ford Crashes Plane; Writer Barely Avoids Heart Attack

Harrison Ford crashed his vintage single-engine WW2 jet into a golf course yesterday and walked away with some non-life-threatening injuries, THANK GOODNESS, because honestly, I could not handle Harrison Ford…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

How Shoes Made Me More Aware Of My Mortality

Two weeks before the Chicago Marathon, I bought a new model of the shoes I’d been training in and started running in them to try to break them in for…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Girl Talk: I Left Ballet Over A Dance Injury

It was a typical Orange County night at the tail end of a long, lazy winter break. The plethora of yogurt shops in the neighborhood were closing, and even if…

Sarah Gray |

Flipper The Cat Flops Into My Heart

Flipper the cat was born with a twisted spine (boo!) that makes it impossible to get all of her legs working in the right direction. Instead, as she moves forward,…

Julie Gerstein |