Air & Exercise: Breathing in an Age of Wildfires and Coronavirus

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Paul and Howard talk about air, exercise, lung function, and breathing in an age of wildfires and coronavirus. There is a fairly crap transcript here.


  • Viruses and exercise
  • A primer on lung function during exercise
  • How much outdoor exercise is safe when air quality is lousy
  • Best ways to limit your pollutant exposure

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Paul Kedrosky is a frequently injured athlete who, when he isn’t rehabbing, is also a venture investor. Howard Luks is a top sports orthopedic surgeon.

Music & Disclaimers:

  • Crossing the Chasm Kevin MacLeod Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
  • Wholesome by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:

Disclaimers apply and can be heard at the end of the episode.

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