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November 15, 2019

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Workout of the Day

21-15-9 reps for time of:

Bench presses
Squat cleans

♀ 125-lb. bench, 95-lb. clean
♂ 185-lb. bench, 135-lb. clean

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The Quality of Calories

Taubes 2019

Gary Taubes at the 2019 CrossFit Health Conference


This 2015 review hypothesizes how insulin resistance develops in the brain and cerebral insulin resistance contributes to neurological and metabolic disease. The authors argue brain insulin resistance is both a consequence and cause of metabolic distress, and impaired brain insulin signaling can account for both the difficulty of reversing obesity and some of its neurological and metabolic comorbidities.

Read MoreImpaired Insulin Action in the Human Brain: Causes and Metabolic Consequences

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