Tag: Peter Attia

The Cheerios Effect In The Open Water

The Cheerios Effect In The Open Water Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "Occasionally, I run into clumps of seaweed and bunches of trash or plastic in the ocean," says Steven Munatones. "It is more often than not that I swim into a clump of something rather than a solitary piece of trash or single piece of seaweed. I have always wondered

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What Kind of Swimmer Are You?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. People of all ages, abilities and backgrounds participate in open water swimming for many reasons. You swim because it might be a hot summer day...or you want to become more fit or tone...or you are a competitive swimmer...or you are a lifeguard or a triathlete. No matter if you are a hard-core marathon

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The Man Who Is Changing America

Courtesy of Robert Brinkerhoff, Huntington Beach, California. Robert Brinkerhoff, an illustrator, painter and teacher at the Rhode Island School of Design, created a painting of arguably Dr. Peter Attia, an open water swimmer who is most creatively and strategically changing the American nutrition awareness landscape in contemporary times. Not only is

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Talking Swimming On TED

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. TED Talks are a global set of conferences run by the non-profit Sapling Foundation under the slogan "Ideas Worth Spreading". A number of open water swimmers have spoken at TED conferences around the world: Lewis Pugh, Diana Nyad, Maarten van der Weijden, Ori Sela, Vicki Keith, Dr. Peter Attia, and others

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Dr. Peter Attia’s Findings On Land

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. What is possible to research with runners and cyclists on land is not always possible to research with swimmers in the water. Unfortunately. But what channel swimmer Dr Peter Attia continues to research on land will, hopefully and eventually, find its way to the open water swimming world. Attia's The

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