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June 28, 2019

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Workout of the Day

Complete as many rounds as possible in 10 minutes of:

400-m run
Max set of strict pull-ups
Max set of strict ring dips

Post number of pull-ups and dips completed each round to comments.

Candlestick Drills


This comprehensive 2013 review summarizes the mechanisms by which exercise training may affect insulin resistance and thus serve as a tool to either prevent or reverse metabolic syndrome. A wide variety of trial and observational evidence has shown that aerobic training increases whole-body insulin sensitivity (i.e., the ability of insulin to clear glucose from the blood) and muscular insulin sensitivity (i.e., the amount of glucose taken up by the muscle in response to insulin). Similarly, sedentary individuals exhibit lower whole-body and muscular insulin sensitivity than active individuals.

Read MoreMetabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance: Underlying Causes and Modification By Exercise Training

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