Workout of the day

240

21-15-9 reps for time of:

Dumbbell clean and jerks
Strict pull-ups
GHD sit-ups

Men: 35-lb. DBs
Women: 25-lb. DBs

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Two graphics illustrating that upper-body obesity is involved with hyperinsulinemia with the induction of glucose intolerance, hypertension and hypertriglyceridemia.

From 1989: A powerful paradigm shift with important implications for treatment.

A drawing of Dr. Norman Kaplan.

“The common coexistence of (obesity, hypertension, glucose intolerance and hypertriglyceridemia) suggests a shared pathogenesis for at least some of those who suffer from two or more of these conditions. ... This article examines the evidence that the combination may be related to insulin resistance with hyperinsulinemia, long recognized as a metabolic derangement of obesity.”

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