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Fight Gone Bad!

3 rounds for max reps of:
1 minute of wall-ball shots
1 minute of sumo deadlift high pulls
1 minute of box jumps
1 minute of push presses
1 minute of rowing (calories)
Rest 1 minute

Men: 20-lb. ball to 10 ft., 75-lb. SDHP and press, 20-in. box
Women: 14-lb. ball to 9 ft., 55-lb. SDHP and press, 20-in. box

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In this 2015 review, a team of leading diabetes researchers present 12 points supporting carbohydrate restriction as the first approach in the treatment and management of Type 2 diabetes. In addition to an analysis of carbohydrate restriction’s efficacy, the authors provide historical context for the rise of carbohydrate consumption in the American diet, noting that between 1971 and 2000, the observed increase in the average American’s caloric intake (6.8% in men, 21.7% in women) was almost entirely accounted for by an increase in carbohydrate consumption.

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3 rounds for time of:

500-m row
100 double-unders
20 thrusters

Men: 65 lb.
Women: 45 lb.

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At-Home Workout

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High Knees

High knees and burpees

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This 2016 ProPublica article found that doctors who received money from drugmakers and device manufacturers were two to three times more likely to prescribe brand-name drugs at high rates than others in their specialty. In general, doctors who received any money were found to prescribe a higher percentage of brand-name drugs than doctors who did not. ProPublica’s research found that nine out of 10 cardiologists who wrote at least 1,000 prescriptions for Medicare patients received a payment from a drug or device company in 2014, as did seven out of 10 internists and family practitioners. Dr. Richard Baron of the American Board of Internal Medicine notes doctors “almost have to go out of their way to avoid taking payments from companies.”

Read the article Now There’s Proof: Docs Who Get Company Cash Tend to Prescribe More Brand-Name Meds

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CrossFit Total

Back squat, 1 rep
Shoulder press, 1 rep
Deadlift, 1 rep

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Learn the mechanics of fundamental movements; establish a consistent pattern of practicing these same movements, and, only then, ratchet up the intensity of workouts incorporating these movements. ‘Mechanics,’ then ‘Consistency,’ and then ‘Intensity’– this is the key to effective implementation of CrossFit programming.

Greg Glassman

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Rest Day

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The Oxbow

“The Oxbow,” by Thomas Cole

On March 27, 2019, PepsiCo sent CrossFit, Inc. a cease-and-desist letter regarding the artwork accompanying Professor Tim Noakes’ Hyponatremia of Exercise series. CrossFit, Inc. created the image for this series exposing Gatorade’s deadly marketing campaign. The artwork served to elucidate Gatorade’s hydration myths, not advertise or indicate a commercial good or service. As such, it fell solidly within CrossFit’s fair use rights. CrossFit will not comply with PepsiCo’s demands and is prepared to defend its rights to the full extent of the law. CrossFit also will continue to shine a light on the fatal consequences of the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries’ efforts to make a profit through the corruption of the health sciences—including nutrition, exercise, and hydration.

Read MorePepsiCo Threatens CrossFit, Inc. With Legal Action Over Hyponatremia Image

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