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ARE LEFT HANDED PEOPLE SMARTER?

Posted by ACHYLLES on January 19, 2012 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Lefty Psychology and Personality Traits

  • Leadership. About 66% of American presidents in the last 30 years were left-handed men. Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, and Gerald Fold were all left-handed presidents. Barack Obama and John McCain are both left-handed.
  • Quick thinkers. Studies have shown that lefties are “exceptional.” Australian research shows that left-handed people think more quickly when playing comput...
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Does Bodybuilding Training and Lifting Weights Stunt Growth?

Posted by ACHYLLES on January 6, 2009 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The whole notion of growth being stunted by bodybuilding training is a myth that I have been fighting for years. In conversations with my grandfather who used to be an Orthopedic Surgeon graduated from Northwestern University with top honors, I learned that as long as the resistance is not so high that it would cause the bones to become more dense and thus close the epiphysis (the growth area of a long bone) then there should not be any detrimental effects.

As a matter of fact, the Am...

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