SPARTAN PERFORMANCE CROSSFIT SUFFOLK
4 rounds for time:
400 meter run
20 kettlebell swings
1 mile run
The Good, The Bad And The Ass-Fattening: The New Starchy Carb Food Pyramid "The anthropological study often cited involves Eskimo tribes. Historically they've survived on protein and fat diets (whale, walrus, seal, etc.) with carbohydrates virtually nonexistent. There's water, essential amino acids, essential fatty acids, and that's basically it. The body can find a way to function and fuel itself on those compounds alone.
Which leads to the question – why eat starchy carbs at all? Many low-carb proponents would suggest you shouldn't, and while that may be fine for sedentary folks, it's not the most effective or efficient approach for athletes.
I don't see many Eskimos trying to hoist inhuman amounts of weight, get their arms so big they can't wipe their you know what, go five rounds in the octagon, or get so shredded that they can watch their pancreas make glucagon. That's where sports nutrition comes in. Functioning and surviving is different from excelling and thriving."—Nate Miyaki, TNation.com
Bottom To Top: Dealing With The Aging Ass "The muscles you sit on get smaller when you stop lifting heavy things, stop squatting and don't practice moving quickly. The reduction in strength and size is often accompanied with a gain in fatty tissue. When you don't lift, squat or move, you burn less calories. Therefore the extra calories are stored as fat. The fat does not have a pleasing shape when it is not stretched over the surface of large, strong muscles."—Reverse Magazine
The Diet That Shook Up Tennis? "How did Novak Djokovic conquer the tennis world?
Maybe the answer is as simple as this: Since last year, he's swearing off pasta, pizza, beer, French bread, Corn Flakes, pretzels, empanadas, Mallomars and Twizzlers—anything with gluten."—Tom Perrotta, Wall Street Journal