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  • Casual EddyCasual Eddy The Astral PlaneRegistered User regular
    knitdan wrote: »
    yoga helping mental illness isn't snake oil!
    She followed up by pitching naturopathy

    Yoga isn't in and of itself snake oil but attributing unproven benefits to it is

    It's helpful in the same way any physical activity can be helpful

    There's nothing magically unique about fancy stretching and breathing exercises

    it's sustained, relatively gentle exercise that includes a mindfulness practice and often has a social component to it, I didn't say it was magic

    also the APA recommends it to people who have suffered trauma due to some studies showing it was good for them: https://www.apa.org/monitor/2009/11/yoga#:~:text=Several recent studies suggest that,with post-traumatic stress disorder.

    caveat that I didn't track down or read the studies

  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    VishNub wrote: »
    Orca wrote: »
    Maybe getting a better potato?

    I actually have my wife’s old dslr

    I just never take it anywhere because then I’d have to carry it and photography is a second order consideration for me at best.

    Also it’s not waterproof so I would not expect it to live very long
    VishNub wrote: »
    I just enjoy posting terrible pictures


    this hurts me

    VishNub
  • Casual EddyCasual Eddy The Astral PlaneRegistered User regular
    I think this thread and its participants has way too much kneejerk skepticism

    I recall one time I said a woman was found to be able to detect parkinson's disease by smell and a bunch of scientists and science trained people here dismissed it out of hand and said it was impossible or bunk

    but... it's not? it was well-documented and studied by scientists and the mechanism behind it was fairly easily explained? that's not great science, guys!

    I'm sorry woo woo j-o crystal chargers have made you overly skeptical but our bodies are really complicated and bizarre and we still know very little about how they work!

    descHavelock2.0PowerpuppiesMagellLucedesjakobaggershryke
  • descdesc Goretexing to death Registered User regular
    did a humble j-o crystal ever really hurt anyone anyway

    AresProphetHavelock2.0VishNubChanusHahnsoo1jakobagger
  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    I think this thread and its participants has way too much kneejerk skepticism

    I recall one time I said a woman was found to be able to detect parkinson's disease by smell and a bunch of scientists and science trained people here dismissed it out of hand and said it was impossible or bunk

    but... it's not? it was well-documented and studied by scientists and the mechanism behind it was fairly easily explained? that's not great science, guys!

    I'm sorry woo woo j-o crystal chargers have made you overly skeptical but our bodies are really complicated and bizarre and we still know very little about how they work!

    I'll wait for scientific consensus. In the absence of that, skepticism is IMO perfectly reasonable.

    DoodmannknitdanHahnsoo1A Kobold's KoboldRhesus Positive
  • AresProphetAresProphet Registered User regular
    desc wrote: »
    did a humble j-o crystal ever really hurt anyone anyway

    maintaining a healthy charge is important

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    Havelock2.0
  • Havelock2.0Havelock2.0 Sufficiently Chill The Chill ZoneRegistered User regular
    desc wrote: »
    did a humble j-o crystal ever really hurt anyone anyway

    If it glows white that means it’s working

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe
  • ElendilElendil Registered User regular
    the full name of the elden ring blood katana in japanese is "mountain of corpses, rivers of blood"

    fucken siiick

    Casual EddydescLucedes
  • tyrannustyrannus Registered User regular
    you don't have to sell me too terribly much on trying out different forms of exercise

    it's fun for me

    ZavianPowerpuppiesDoodmann
  • nexuscrawlernexuscrawler Registered User regular
    Don’t give up, skeleton

    Havelock2.0
  • PowerpuppiesPowerpuppies Registered User regular
    I think this thread and its participants has way too much kneejerk skepticism

    I recall one time I said a woman was found to be able to detect parkinson's disease by smell and a bunch of scientists and science trained people here dismissed it out of hand and said it was impossible or bunk

    but... it's not? it was well-documented and studied by scientists and the mechanism behind it was fairly easily explained? that's not great science, guys!

    I'm sorry woo woo j-o crystal chargers have made you overly skeptical but our bodies are really complicated and bizarre and we still know very little about how they work!

    I hear you and you're right to push back if it's too extreme. I wonder if where you live correlates heavily with how often you hear nonsense pushed or whether it's just like pothead culture or militant veganism, where the hate is massively out of proportion with the ubiquity of the phenomenon.

    Anecdotally when i do yoga near me it usually takes a bit of effort to find a place that has only a low amount of full-on reiki bullshit.

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    DoodmannCasual EddyamateurhourAtomikaJPantsHahnsoo1
  • Havelock2.0Havelock2.0 Sufficiently Chill The Chill ZoneRegistered User regular
    So this one exercise involves cinderblocks, some jewelers chain, and a Prince Albert

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe
    durandal4532Rhesus Positive
  • ZavianZavian universal peace sounds better than forever war Registered User regular
    as long as you enjoy doing the exercises as a routine then it really doesn't matter what those exercises are as long as you're doing them in moderation at a comfortable level and not attempting olympic level sets/weights/etc. to the point of damaging muscles/bones

    Havelock2.0Doodmannshryke
  • PowerpuppiesPowerpuppies Registered User regular
    tyrannus wrote: »
    you don't have to sell me too terribly much on trying out different forms of exercise

    it's fun for me

    I like yoga because you get a new instruction every 2s. That small thing makes it the best type of exercise class for me by a country mile. Idk if that is only vinyasa flow or other types too

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  • Havelock2.0Havelock2.0 Sufficiently Chill The Chill ZoneRegistered User regular
    I’m farting

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe
    tyrannus
  • Havelock2.0Havelock2.0 Sufficiently Chill The Chill ZoneRegistered User regular
    Still farting

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe
    navgoose
  • Havelock2.0Havelock2.0 Sufficiently Chill The Chill ZoneRegistered User regular
    And I’m done

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe
    Doodmann
  • Casual EddyCasual Eddy The Astral PlaneRegistered User regular
    Elendil wrote: »
    the full name of the elden ring blood katana in japanese is "mountain of corpses, rivers of blood"

    fucken siiick

    Damn that is sick

    mysticjuicer
  • KanaKana Registered User regular
    Aww i was just starting to get invested

    A trap is for fish: when you've got the fish, you can forget the trap. A snare is for rabbits: when you've got the rabbit, you can forget the snare. Words are for meaning: when you've got the meaning, you can forget the words.
  • tyrannustyrannus Registered User regular
    the crow pose is neat

    Havelock2.0desc
  • PowerpuppiesPowerpuppies Registered User regular
    Zavian wrote: »
    as long as you enjoy doing the exercises as a routine then it really doesn't matter what those exercises are as long as you're doing them in moderation at a comfortable level and not attempting olympic level sets/weights/etc. to the point of damaging muscles/bones

    And as long as you have proper form. I injured my knee in a perfectly normal beginner's yoga class while supervised by a paid teacher. Bodies are bullshit! You have to waste time moving them around doing nothing to make them stronger except also that breaks them sometimes?!?

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    mysticjuicer
  • KrathoonKrathoon Registered User regular
    Is this going to become the Spooky Thread?

    Hahnsoo1
  • Havelock2.0Havelock2.0 Sufficiently Chill The Chill ZoneRegistered User regular
    I like eagle pose for the challenge and pigeon pose for the hip flexor stretch

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe
  • TuminTumin Registered User regular
    edited May 27
    The case of the mysterious joint injuries in over 35s

    Tumin on
    PowerpuppiesHavelock2.0knitdanKanaChanusLucedesjakobaggerRhesus Positive
  • Havelock2.0Havelock2.0 Sufficiently Chill The Chill ZoneRegistered User regular
    Tumin wrote: »
    The case of the mysterious joint injuries in over 35s

    It wasn’t a ghost guys it was just FATHER TIME

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe
  • PowerpuppiesPowerpuppies Registered User regular
    Tumin wrote: »
    The case of the mysterious joint injuries in over 35s

    I was like 26 at the time! I'm 35 now and after a year of decently vigorous exercise with a 1x1 personal trainer i feel like it might be a lot safer to go to random yoga classes even when tired

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    tyrannus
  • nexuscrawlernexuscrawler Registered User regular
    Elendil wrote: »
    the full name of the elden ring blood katana in japanese is "mountain of corpses, rivers of blood"

    fucken siiick

    Damn that is sick

    Sounds like the new napalm death album

    desc
  • TuminTumin Registered User regular
    edited May 27
    Tumin wrote: »
    The case of the mysterious joint injuries in over 35s

    I was like 26 at the time! I'm 35 now and after a year of decently vigorous exercise with a 1x1 personal trainer i feel like it might be a lot safer to go to random yoga classes even when tired

    More of a "if not by then, soon" then a "at that point"

    When will it be soon?

    Now

    Tumin on
  • knitdanknitdan Registered User regular
    Mom is super into a lot of nebulous naturopathy woo shit

    When i first got sick she kept suggesting various "natural" solutions

    And I finally had to tell her if even half that woo shit worked nobody would need dialysis or chemotherapy

    “I was quick when I came in here, I’m twice as quick now”
    -Indiana Solo, runner of blades
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  • PowerpuppiesPowerpuppies Registered User regular
    Tumin wrote: »
    Tumin wrote: »
    The case of the mysterious joint injuries in over 35s

    I was like 26 at the time! I'm 35 now and after a year of decently vigorous exercise with a 1x1 personal trainer i feel like it might be a lot safer to go to random yoga classes even when tired

    More of a "if not by then, soon" then a "at that point"

    When will it be soon?

    Now

    Okay but why did i get knee injuries and alcohol intolerance 20 years early? Who am i, hakkes or somebody?!?

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    Tumin
  • japanjapan Registered User regular
    Orca wrote: »
    I think this thread and its participants has way too much kneejerk skepticism

    I recall one time I said a woman was found to be able to detect parkinson's disease by smell and a bunch of scientists and science trained people here dismissed it out of hand and said it was impossible or bunk

    but... it's not? it was well-documented and studied by scientists and the mechanism behind it was fairly easily explained? that's not great science, guys!

    I'm sorry woo woo j-o crystal chargers have made you overly skeptical but our bodies are really complicated and bizarre and we still know very little about how they work!

    I'll wait for scientific consensus. In the absence of that, skepticism is IMO perfectly reasonable.

    The problem is one of signal to noise

    Like, you can take as a starting assumption that 99% or more of things like this are a grift, and sifting out the credible from the merely credibly presented seems like an insurmountable burden relative to just dismissing all of it

    TuminKanaAtomikaJPantsRhesus Positive
  • TuminTumin Registered User regular
    Tumin wrote: »
    Tumin wrote: »
    The case of the mysterious joint injuries in over 35s

    I was like 26 at the time! I'm 35 now and after a year of decently vigorous exercise with a 1x1 personal trainer i feel like it might be a lot safer to go to random yoga classes even when tired

    More of a "if not by then, soon" then a "at that point"

    When will it be soon?

    Now

    Okay but why did i get knee injuries and alcohol intolerance 20 years early? Who am i, hakkes or somebody?!?

    Chu's monkey paw I assume

    TTODewback
  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    I think this thread and its participants has way too much kneejerk skepticism

    Do you have a reference from the primary literature to back up the claim that we are “skeptical”

    Orca
  • durandal4532durandal4532 Registered User regular
    I've actually heard that if you damage bone it grows back even stronger so most of my exercises consist of throwing myself down flights of stairs at the park followed by several months of recuperating.

    Take a moment to donate what you can to Critical Resistance and Black Lives Matter.
    TuminCaptainBeyond
  • Casual EddyCasual Eddy The Astral PlaneRegistered User regular
    knitdan wrote: »
    Mom is super into a lot of nebulous naturopathy woo shit

    When i first got sick she kept suggesting various "natural" solutions

    And I finally had to tell her if even half that woo shit worked nobody would need dialysis or chemotherapy

    yeah the big problem is when people insist on doing unproven stuff in lieu of effective medical treatment

  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    Orca wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Orca wrote: »
    Maybe getting a better potato?

    I actually have my wife’s old dslr

    I just never take it anywhere because then I’d have to carry it and photography is a second order consideration for me at best.

    Also it’s not waterproof so I would not expect it to live very long
    VishNub wrote: »
    I just enjoy posting terrible pictures


    this hurts me

    1fdgljp82y8n.jpeg

    Here is a picture of a rabbit I just took

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  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    VishNub wrote: »
    Orca wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Orca wrote: »
    Maybe getting a better potato?

    I actually have my wife’s old dslr

    I just never take it anywhere because then I’d have to carry it and photography is a second order consideration for me at best.

    Also it’s not waterproof so I would not expect it to live very long
    VishNub wrote: »
    I just enjoy posting terrible pictures


    this hurts me

    1fdgljp82y8n.jpeg

    Here is a picture of a rabbit I just took

    I can recognize that's a rabbit

    VishNub it's like you're not even trying

  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    Orca wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Orca wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Orca wrote: »
    Maybe getting a better potato?

    I actually have my wife’s old dslr

    I just never take it anywhere because then I’d have to carry it and photography is a second order consideration for me at best.

    Also it’s not waterproof so I would not expect it to live very long
    VishNub wrote: »
    I just enjoy posting terrible pictures


    this hurts me

    1fdgljp82y8n.jpeg

    Here is a picture of a rabbit I just took

    I can recognize that's a rabbit

    VishNub it's like you're not even trying

    c2xwfh2b9mqa.jpeg

    Shore birds from this weekend?

    PowerpuppiesOrcaamateurhourLucedesmysticjuicerMrMister
  • Casual EddyCasual Eddy The Astral PlaneRegistered User regular
    slay the spire is fun to play on a console

    the heart is a dramatic fight on a tv!

    AresProphettyrannusPowerpuppiesmysticjuicer
  • KrathoonKrathoon Registered User regular
    They added America Chavez to the theme park.

    durandal4532
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