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Why fasting bolsters brain power: Mark Mattson at TEDxJohnsHopkinsUniversity

 

Why fasting bolsters brain power: Mark Mattson at TEDxJohnsHopkinsUniversity

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Is Coca-Cola’s sponsorship of the American College of Sports Science any different from Camel Cigarettes sponsoring the American Lung Association?  Have Coca Cola and Pepsi Corrupted Sports Science, Part 1, The Russells.

US Women win 2015 World Cup

US Women win 2015 World Cup


Workout of the Day

Mobility

Hip Mobility

Strength 

Snatch or Power Snatch 2 – 2 – 2 – 2 – 2 – 2 – 2 (7 Sets of 2 Reps, strong effort, increasing load each set).

Metabolic Conditioning

“Wicked Sunshine”
As many rounds as possible in 7 minutes:
5 kipping handstand push ups (Performance: head to floor, Athletic*: 1 abmat, Health: two hand db strict press)
10 burpees
10L/10R single arm kb swings (Performance: 53lbs, Athletic*: 35lbs, Health: 26lbs)

Scaling Guide: reduce to 2 – 5 rounds

Coaching Tips: Try to do the HSPU unbroken if possible. Push the pace on the burpees, but try and save your shoulders for the next round of HSPUs

Be sure to keep a good chest up position on the kb swings and remember that the only need to go to ‘Russian height’.

 

*Women’s “As Prescribed” weights and reps (Rx)

Optional ‘Cash Out: 30s of strict pull ups (or 10 reps), 30s of lunge steps, 2 rounds, then 400m run

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Workout of the Day

Strength 
3×8 Backsquat (climbing or across) 

Conditioning
5 min AMRAP 
Burpees 
*On the minute 25 Double Unders


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