Today's Workout: 051510

Web Clean and Push Press To Max!

Once the clock starts running, you have 20 minutes to establish a max.  Coach Coop leads the way.

At 10am, the Park will fill with nurses and doctors for our week-ending Safe Lifting Clinic.  It's been a fun Nurses' Week; now let's help keep them safer, working longer, and pain-free while they're doing it.  100% free for healthcare workers.

In The Primal Blueprint, Mark Sisson mentions a quote from another personal favourite book, "Guns, Germs, and Steel" by Jared Diamond.  The quote: grains are "possibly the worst mistake in the history of the human race."  Sisson is talking about inflammation and insulin; Diamond was trying to explain why grain-dependent cultures, like the Aztec, were eventually overrun and demolished by protein-dominant ones, like the Conquistadors.  Bigger, smarter, stronger enemies?  Oh-oh!

Below: a *new*-ish CrossFit philosophy on eating: the 3 levels.  Just like the CrossFit philosophy on coaching new exercises (competency – consistency – intensity) this idea of eating follows the notion of quality FIRST, then reinforcing solid habits, and finally being careful about quantities and ratios.

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