Thursday 020713

Workout of the Day

Front Squat

EMOTM for 8 Minutes 3 Reps @ 88%

WOD- Not for time

200 Rope Waves

30 Weighted Hip Extensions

30 Weighted/Strict pull ups


We’re going double nerdy today. Two articles to help you understand what’s going on with you and your body a little more. First one is from Mark’s Daily Apple and adresses the effect of inflammation on your workouts, and explains what type of exercising causes acute inflammation (das what we want!) versus systemic inflammation (dis not good..) 

The Relationship Between Exercise and Inflammation


Read this if you want to get nerdy with it and rebutt people who say “I heard gluten really isn’t that bad for you”. The biochemistry of the human gut is built the same from person to person, there are some differences and idiosyncrasies, but (and I quote this article) “Everyone has CXCR3, everyone transports gluten into the enterocytes, everyone experiences gut irritation from gluten.” Let Robb Wolf edjumicate you.

Hey Robb, This Person Said Gluten Free Diets are BOGUS!


Two of my favorite things: chicken and garlic. This soup from All Day I Dream About Food (love that blog name!) combines my two loves in one delectable, slurpable dish! Look! 

Roasted Garlic Chicken Soup 


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