Three main visual biases effect body judgements; contraction bias, adaptation and Weber’s law. Contraction bias (a result of how we estimate body size) leads to people over estimating the BMI of bodies thinner than the average and significantly under estimating the BMI of bodies heavier than the average. Adaptation (the effect of seeing heavier bodies in the general population) leads to a shift in what people regard as a normal and acceptable body size towards a heavier BMI.
Kenya’s Kalenjin tribe you usually find “Kip” in their surname are legendary at winning medium and long distance races. For the past 40 years, they are the reason Kenya has dominated road running more than any other country. There’s no secret to their success: They train at high elevation (Iten is 8,000 feet above sea level), which gives them strong hearts and lungs; they start running at early ages (some preteens will run 14 miles a day to and from school); and many are poor.
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As much as Run DMC enduring promotion of ADIDAS was beneficial for the brand, the use of ADIDAS products helped Run DMC in their self branding practices as well. In fact, ADIDAS was instrumental for Run DMC to successfully brand itself. Practice of self branding is [ a necessary strategy for success in an increasingly complex corporate world (Hearn 198).
I found them to be bullshit. I had a plumbing problem one time and he the plumber blamed my 2 year old daughter for flushing legos or blocks or something down the toilet. He said replacing the toilet was out of scope for the warranty and wanted to charge me the visit fee + the fee for a new toilet.