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January 02, 2021

Workout of the Day

Complete as many reps as possible in 21 minutes of:

Run 400/200/100 meters
Max-rep strict pull-ups

Each time you break a set of pull-ups, complete a run. From 0:00-7:00 run 400s, from 7:00-14:00 run 200s, and from 14:00-21:00 run 100s. Post number of strict pull-ups completed each round to comments.

Choose a pulling exercise that is challenging but allows you to complete at least 10 reps unbroken in the early rounds. If at any point you cannot complete 3 reps unbroken, switch to an easier form of pull-up.

Intermediate Option:
Can be completed as Rx’d

Beginner Option:
Complete as many reps as possible in 14 minutes of:

Jog 200 meters
10 ring rows

The Strict Pull-Up

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Do genes determine response to obesity therapy? In this study of 1,198 German in-patient children, only 5 out of 56 genes showed a signal. The authors concluded, "Genes appear to play a minor role in weight reduction by lifestyle in children with overweight or obesity." No shocker here. It's not the genes. It's the food.

Read the articleObesity Genes and Weight Loss During Lifestyle Intervention in Children With Obesity

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