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December 13, 2019

Workout of the Day

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:

5 strict chest-to-bar pull-ups
10 ring push-ups
20 box step-ups

♀ 24-in. box ♂ 30-in. box

Post rounds completed to comments.

The Box Step-Up


Prof. Tim Noakes separates fact from fiction in his examination of the data from the Framingham Heart Study (FHS). Despite the efforts of some of the study's lead scientists to wrench the data into supporting the association of dietary fat and blood cholesterol concentration with coronary heart disease (CHD), the study instead demonstrated insulin resistance is a significant risk factor for CHD mortality whereas blood cholesterol concentration has little or no practical predictive value, especially after age 50. Noakes also highlights the insights shared by Dr. George Mann, “who was initially one of the scientific leaders of the FHS but later resigned to express his displeasure at the fake science he detected."

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