The relevance of shivering in open water swimming

- Apologies to those email subscribers who saw this earlier in the week and are seeing it now again. For this post, let’s take all the usual pre-swim and first three minutes stuff for granted. You’re in the water. The water is cold. And you are cold. We start there. The water is about 10°…

Brown Fat

This is a repost with some very slight edits because of a request. I first came across the mentions of Brown Fat in early 2010. The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published the first peer reviewed scientific papers on Brown Adipose Tissue in 2009. The research was undertaken due to the great concerns over…