Are You Overtraining? (Here’s How to Tell)

How do you know if you are pushing too hard during your workouts? Overtraining is a real phenomenon. It is possible to train so much that you break your body down rather than build it up. But most people never come close to “real” overtraining, which is highlighted (lowlighted?) by physical breakdowns that are hard […]

MLB Reportedly Planning Postseason Changes

Major League Baseball is plotting a major shift in the sport’s structure, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The intention is to implement the changes as soon as the 2022 season. This is not a done deal. Beyond any potential practical issues that could yet arise, it’ll need to be worked out […]

FRANKEL: A Powerful Display Of Jewish Values In New Jersey

This Sunday night, Dirshu’s World Siyum took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The evening celebrated Dirshu participants’ completion of the learning of the seven and half-year cycle of Talmud. A monumental achievement, this is one that requires structure, discipline, and the sort of motivation that Dirshu’s programming affords its participants. Although […]

On the advisor-mentee relationship

I had previously given advice about how to find your advisor. But I realize I haven’t talked about the advisor-mentee relationship directly before.The advisor is the window through which the student gets to perceive research and academia from. Advisors imprint the students with their approach to research, taste in research problems, perspective on solutions. Advisors […]