What if we’ve got it all wrong?

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Today’s Workout

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 min. of:
800m Run
Ring dips – max effort

*score total dipsOne would think that since the number of cardiologists in the U.S. grew from 500 in 1950 to 30,000 in 2010 (a 60-fold increase), the impact of those doctors on the disease they are trained to combat would have been significant, with some sort of reduction in it’s numbers. But that’s simply not the case. In fact, it’s just the opposite – heart disease is currently our number one cause of death when in the early 1900’s, it didn’t even make the the top 10. As it turns out, the American diet is playing a significant role, and the world is just starting to pay attention.

In Health Benefits of a Low-Carbohydrate, High-Saturated-Fat Diet, Donald Miller, MD, traces a simplified version of the history of the American diet and food industry from the 1920’s until now. It is relatively short and too the point (unlike many of the books written on the topic). It left me feeling deeply disturbed how we got to the point we are today – and with the information that the mainstream feeds to the majority of Americans, the situation may not improve until it is too late. When you read this, please click through to the article, read it, and share it with as many people as you can. Re-post this blog in as many places as possible. People deserve to know and understand.

Kevin, wondering if he’s cut out for spotting Mark’s 365 pound back squat. As it turned out, it didn’t matter, Mark made the lift!



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