Weekly reads

Here’s a handful of the articles and blogs that we came across in the last week or so…..

  • A few pointers for planed higher carb days

http://www.functionalfitmag.com/blog/2012/07/26/carb-day/

  • The origin of the treadmill (amusing!)

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/138136#ixzz247VXl3vP

  • Organics not always what you might think

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/science-sushi/2011/07/18/mythbusting-101-organic-farming-conventional-agriculture/

  • Benefits of organic grass-fed meat

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/Blog/tabid/130/EntryId/1493/Tip-419-Include-Organic-Grass-Fed-Red-Meat-in-Your-Diet-for-Optimal-Body-Composition-and-Health.aspx

  • Pointers for deadlifting

http://www.schwarzenegger.com/fitness/post/pick-up-heavy-stuff

  • Some research on protein consumption post workout

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/Blog/tabid/130/EntryId/1478/Tip-416-New-Tips-For-Post-Workout-Nutrition-Don-t-Let-Your-Hard-Work-Go-to-Waste.aspx

  • CoQ10, inflammation and cancer

http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2008/feb2008_Coenzyme-Q10-And-Cancer_01.htm

  • The benefits of the sun and gut health

http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/gut-problems-get-that-belly-in-the-sun/

  • Another viewpoint on organic foods

http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/myths-organic-food

  • A must read on the effects of stress

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/ArticlesMultimedia/Articles/Article/916/Five_Things_You_Must_Know_About_Stress.aspx

  • Evidence that strength training improves brain function

http://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Abstract/2012/09000/Effects_of_Acute_Resistance_Exercise_on.19.aspx

  • 10 tips to cure ‘skinny-fat’ syndrome (cardio junkies take note!)

http://drhyman.com/blog/2012/08/17/are-you-a-skinny-fat-person-10-steps-to-cure-the-skinny-fat-syndrome/?utm_source=WhatCounts+Publicaster+Edition&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=drhyman+newsletter+issue+%2387&utm_content=Get+the+story

  • Everyone should read point 6!

http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/most_recent/6_mistakes_i_made_so_you_dont_have_to#.UDFofr8-sDx.facebook

  • 3min video on Organic food and nutrients

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Z1C8VKtLwY&feature=youtu.be

  • Efficient training and nutrition for busy ‘real world’ people

http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/most_recent/real_life_training_and_eating

  • Everyone should implement point 5!

http://www.ericcressey.com/5-lose-fat-gain-muscle-get-strong-move-better-15

  • How healthy are smooties?

http://blog.lef.org/2012/08/how-healthy-is-that-smoothie.html

  • Great article on making changes

http://www.jonlipsey.co.uk/pt-business-hacks/john-berardi-column/

  • Is interval training really all its cracked up to be?

http://anthonycolpo.com/?p=4075

  • Another view on the ‘eggs re bad for you’ article (study)

http://www.marksdailyapple.com/are-eggs-really-as-bad-for-your-arteries-as-cigarettes/#axzz24HbmmJYN

  • A little something on shoulder training

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/ArticlesMultimedia/Articles/Article/918/Training_Smart_for_Massive_Deltoids.aspx

  • A few tips on perfecting your squat

http://jasonferruggia.com/how-to-squat-properly/

Tips to decrease stress

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/ArticlesMultimedia/Articles/Article/917/Ten_Tips_to_Decrease_Stress_So_That_You_Reach_Your.aspx

  • Insight on getting kids to eat a better breakfast

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/Lifestyle/StayHealthy/81/Getting_Your_Kids_To_Eat_Right.aspx

  • A bit more on that flawed egg study

http://hartkeisonline.com/food-politics/sloppy-science-slimes-eggs/

  • A few pointers on bicep curl variation

http://nicktumminello.com/2012/08/better-biceps-curls-grab-the-handle-this-way-for-bigger-biceps/

  • Train hard, but train smart

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/Blog/tabid/130/EntryId/1481/Tip-418-Train-Hard-but-Smart-to-Lose-Fat-Gain-Muscle-How-to-Get-Results-From-Training-Hard.aspx

  • A few points on chlorella

http://blog.lef.org/2012/08/chlorella-supplements-improve-immunity.html

  • A few ideas when putting your own workouts together

http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/most_recent/12_programs_to_follow

  • Circuit training for fat loss explained

http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/most_recent/gh_circuits_reloaded