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Rest Day

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200-Pound Victory: Hard Work Wins

"Peer review is at the heart of the processes of not just medical journals but of all science," writes Richard Smith, former editor of the BMJ. In this excerpt from his book, The Trouble With Medical Journals, Smith argues "peer review is a flawed process full of easily identified defects with little evidence that it works." He proposes a few ways the system may be improved.

Read MorePeer Review: A Flawed Process at the Heart of Science and Journals

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3 rounds for time of:

20 front squats
7 muscle-ups

♀ 125 lb. ♂ 185 lb.

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Threshold Training: Part 2

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Workout of the Day

Practice SLIPS for 20 minutes

Then,
3 rounds for time of:

Run 800 meters
Rest 2 minutes

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At-Home Workout

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Jug presses and leg raises

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A 2020 review finds more than three-quarters of those serving on the boards of major medical organizations have received funding from industry. This indication of pervasive conflicts of interest among the leadership of leading U.S. medical organizations reveals the level of industry influence may be substantial.

Read MoreFinancial Ties Between Leaders of Influential U.S. Professional Medical Associations and Industry

Workout of the Day

Complete as many rounds as possible in 12 minutes of:

20 GHD sit-ups
10 left-arm overhead walking lunges
10 right-arm overhead walking lunges

♀ 40-lb. DB ♂ 60-lb. DB

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Successful Cueing in the Push Jerk

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In the previous column, Dr. Timothy Noakes listed the sequence of events that were critical in directing the global acceptance of Ancel Keys’ diet-heart and lipid hypotheses. In this column, he investigates the relevant events that unfolded between 1910 and 1948 and discusses Dr. Vladimir Subbotin’s alternative hypothesis for coronary atherosclerosis.

Read MoreAncel Keys' Cholesterol Con, Part 3

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Rest Day

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Obese to Beast

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Diane
21-15-9 reps for time of:

Deadlifts
Handstand push-ups

♀ 155 lb. ♂ 225 lb.

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Undoctored

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Science, a branch of human knowledge, is not an obscure occupation safely ignored by the intellectually lazy or those who lack interest in its study. It is impossible to escape its realities and consequences.

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21-18-15-12-9-6-3 reps for time of:

Toes-to-bar
Wall-ball shots

♀ 20-lb. ball ♂ 30-lb. ball

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The Kipping Toes-to-Bar

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CrossFit, Inc. presents CrossFit Health Education, a program that provides continuing education and professional development opportunities for physicians, health-care professionals, and trainers. Membership in the program is also open to anyone interested in furthering their understanding of medical science, human health, and performance via access to world-class experts and educational content.

Read MoreCrossFit Health Education Launches

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5 rounds for time of:

400-m run
15 left-arm kettlebell snatches
15 right-arm kettlebell snatches

♀ 12 kg ♂ 16 kg

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Evidence-Based Medicine Has Been Hijacked

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Rest Day

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No Rep to the Widowmaker Heart Attack

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This article, the second installment in a four-part series on meal timing, discusses the physiological effects of various time-restricted eating patterns. Series author Tyler Hass reviews the scientific literature on the subject and calls for more studies on a wider variety of populations using different intermittent fasting strategies, better quality food, and more effective exercise protocols.

Read MoreMeal Timing: The Fasting Window

Workout of the Day

Shoulder press 3-3-3-3-3-3-3 reps

Practice SLIPS for 20 minutes.

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Threshold Training: Part 1

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Workout of the Day

On a 16-minute running clock, 2 rounds of:

2 minutes of double-unders
Tabata single-leg squats, alternating legs each interval
2 minutes of box jumps

♀ 20-in. box ♂ 24-in. box

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Neutral Spine in the Air Squat

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Workout of the Day

50-40-30-20-10 reps for time of:

GHD sit-ups
Kettlebell swings

♀ 24 kg ♂ 32 kg

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At-Home Workout

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Single-leg, single-arm deadlifts and push-ups

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A simple understanding of how things are built forms the core of our knowledge of how to change their structure to improve their function. The physiological processes inducing and supporting muscle contraction are numerous, diverse, and important to know.

Read the article Built to Move