The Straight Dope will be moving to steveedwardsfitness.com shortly and housed by someone other than Blogger. Something changed recently and Blogger's spam catchers are letting way too much through so, for now, I've stopped posting and begun setting up shop somewhere else. The current site at steveedwardsfitness will be changing, too.
In the mean time, here's a Beachbody success story on "the world's fastest violinist". As you'll see, weight is an important performance factor for things other than sports. Can't say I'm a big fan of this rendition of Flight of the Bumblebee but the talent is impressive nonetheless.