Paul Mellick

Good Question: Are Marathons Bad For Our Health?This coming Monday, you might see a few of your co-workers limping around the office after almost 12,000 people lace up for this Sunday's Twin Cities Marathon -- 26.2 miles that circle around Minneapolis and St. Paul. As one marathoner who's competed in the past put it, "My muscles, my legs, my calves … felt like crap."
Good Question ‘Reply All’: The Deer Opener, Stretching & StreetsScott from Plymouth wanted to know: <em>Why do we like to stretch after a good night’s sleep?</em> According to Dr. Paul Mellick, a physiologist at the University of St. Thomas, we stretch because it feels good, but scientists aren’t exactly sure why.
Good Question: Why Do Temps In The 50s Feel So Cool In The Fall?There's nothing unusual about a cool, wet October week. For example, Wednesday’s high only climbed to the mid 50s – the same temperatures that feel so warm to us in early April.