Workout of the day

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7-6-5-4-3-2-1 reps for time of:

Strict muscle-ups
Single-leg squats, right leg
Single-leg squats, left leg

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CancerTypes

Trends in Cancer Incidence (1975 to 2014) by Sex.

Do not allow thirst for profit, ambition for renown and admiration to interfere with my profession, for these are the enemies of truth and of love for mankind, and they can lead astray in the great task of attending to the welfare of Thy creatures.

Maimonides, "Prayer for the Physician"

HallmarksOfCancer

The prevailing view today is that cancer is a “genetic disease” involving nuclear mutations in oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes. Although this somatic mutation theory is currently the dominant theory for the origin of cancer, the mitochondrial metabolic theory is emerging as an alternative explanation for the origin of cancer.

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Combo Hip-Back Ext

Extension work on the GHD can be both similar and dissimilar in action to CrossFit’s nine foundational movements. The GHD hip extension is similar because the spine is held in neutral throughout each rep. Both the GHD back extension and the GHD hip and back extension require deliberate flexion and extension of the spine. While the spine is always held rigid when lifting, training flexion and extension on the GHD builds strength, positional awareness and coordination that can be applied to other movements.

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Workout of the day

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Rest Day

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“Coke’s recipe for success in China relies on more than cultivating political relationships and strategic localisation of products and marketing. Through a complex web of institutional, financial, and personal links, Coke has been able to influence China’s health policies. … It has done this by leveraging the Chinese branch of an organisation it created to advance its interests around the world. The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI), set up by a Coke executive 40 years ago in the U.S., is housed within the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a unit of the government health ministry.”

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Workout of the day

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On a 50-minute clock, with no rest between:

15 minutes of handstand practice
10 minutes of L-sit practice
5 minutes of double-unders
20 minutes of stretching

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Khan Academy

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Never is the stabilizing role of the abdominals more critical than when attempting to drive loads overhead. We train our athletes to think of every exercise as an ab exercise. This is essential in the overhead lifts. It is easy to see when an athlete is not sufficiently engaging the abs in an overhead press—the body arches so as to push the hips, pelvis, and stomach ahead of the bar. Constant vigilance is required of every lifter to prevent and correct this postural deformation.

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Workout of the day

132

CrossFit Total

Back squat, 1 rep
Shoulder press, 1 rep
Deadlift, 1 rep

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CrossFit Total at Home

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The U.S. and U.K., having been the first to introduce high-carbohydrate advice, will be the last to change. Their citizens will have to take their health into their own hands.

Zoë Harcombe, Ph.D. in public health nutrition

"One of the greatest problems in medicine today is that academic medicine has been sold to the highest bidder. Under the guise of ‘evidence-based medicine,’ the public has been sold fraudulent goods, and the result is that people suffer from unnecessary but lucrative procedures and take unnecessary but lucrative medications." —Dr. Jason Fung

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