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June 6, 2019

The markup on wine from country to country

The most expensive markup in the world is South African wines sold in Thailand, where they have a “sin tax”, taxing imports on goods like alcohol, cigarettes and more.

January 27, 2019

Vivino’s wine scan data: The usefulness of where and what

If an association like Wines of Argentina wanted to know what counties in the United States consumed a low and high percentage of Argentine wines, Vivino has that data

January 17, 2019

Five-star rating systems: Do they work?

Five star rating systems made popular by companies like Yelp, TripAdvisor and Amazon, get their fair share of criticism. Do the systems work?

January 9, 2017

What’s a good Fran (CrossFit) time?

Based on data from the CrossFit Open, here’s the time you should get on Fran based on how much you can clean & jerk and how well you can do pull-ups.

June 19, 2014

Being tall negatively affects ability to max back squat

Conventional wisdom says, the taller you are, the more disadvantaged you are at backsquating, because you have more range to cover. Is this true? Sort of.

June 11, 2014

How fast do CrossFitters run the 400m sprint?

“What’s a good 400 meter sprint time?” is not just a question exclusive to CrossFitters but athletes in general. If you’re not a 400m specialist, but you run or stay in shape otherwise, you’re probably curious how your 400m sprint time stacks up to both average and elite runners.

May 19, 2014

What’s a good Grace (CrossFit) time?

Based on data from the CrossFit Open, I’ve modeled what time you should get on Grace based on how much you can one-rep max clean and jerk.

May 14, 2014

How do I improve my Helen (CrossFit) time?

New data shows that for CrossFit athletes, improving your ability to do pull-ups improves Helen times more so than improving running times.

May 12, 2014

What’s a good Helen (CrossFit) time?

A typical question you have after you do the Helen workout for the first time in CrossFit is, “Was that a good time?” We’ve got an analysis for you. It depends on your height and weight.

May 11, 2014

How much do CrossFitters clean and jerk?

In this post, we’ll take a look at one-rep max clean and jerks for both men and women who entered into the CrossFit Open, and what averages show and how you fit into that picture.