December 13th, 2012

Blood Sugar

If you’ve been around long enough this information will simply serve as a reminder. If you are new to our gym or this blog and are just exploring what it means to live a healthy lifestyle what you are about to read is of the utmost urgency. So here goes…

Controlling your blood sugar is likely the single most important move towards health you can take. Each of the major diseases of civilization that plague Americans today have a strong link to poor blood sugar control.

The basics…chronically elevated levels of blood sugar directly leads to obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. Cancer and sugar have a storied affair over history. Sugar damages cellular tissue especially in the heart blood vessels and brain increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke.

The answer…in light of the paragraph above the first move anyone should make in becoming a healthier person is to ensure blood sugar control. This can easily be done by consuming most of your foods from meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. There are many other things one can do to enhance health far beyond this simple formula, but everyone should at lease take the first step and begin controlling their intake of sugar and refined carbohydrates.

Part A

Choose 3 shoulder mobilization drills/stretches and complete them over a period of 14 minutes.


Part B

7 rounds each for time of:

Sprint 200m

10 CFS style push ups

Rest exactly 1 minute between rounds.

Post time for each round to comments


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