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January 16, 2020

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Workout of the Day

Complete as many rounds as possible in 10 minutes of:

3 burpee box jump-overs
3 deadlifts
6 burpee box jump-overs
6 deadlifts
9 burpee box jump-overs
9 deadlifts

♀ 20-in. box, 155 lb.
♂ 24-in. box, 225 lb.

Post reps completed to comments. | Compare to 171002.

The Burpee Box Jump-Over

Several studies support the hypothesis that diet, particularly carbohydrate consumption, affects vision. One study compares the eyesight of hunter-gatherer and industrialized groups and finds myopia skyrockets when indigenous populations adopt a Western diet involving more refined carbohydrates. Another study explores the mechanism behind dietary contribution to myopia and finds increases in insulin promote eyeball elongation in animal models. A third study explores dietary sugar’s links to glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration. Its authors ultimately recommend avoiding high glycemic index foods.

Read MoreSugar and Sight

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