There are 15 articles in this month.
August 31, 2015
The individual PDF articles published in August 2015 are collected here in a single download.
The video and audio posts are not contained in the PDF.
The articles included here are:
“You Don’t Know Squat” - Achauer
“Outside Influence” - Beers
“Seven Years’ War” - Warkentin
“Sugar Bombs” - Beers
“Big Soda Fires Back” - Cecil
“A Sticky Story” - Cooper
“Virtuosity 10: For Life” - Kolatsis
“The Myth of Adrenal Fatigue” - Patel and Frank
Did you overwork your adrenal glands or are you getting worked by mythology and marketing?
Sticking to a physical exercise routine is tiring, but the soreness and fatigue from a good workout can easily be alleviated with a full meal and plenty of rest, so you’re raring to go by the time your next workout rolls around.
That’s the theory, at least.
When real life gets in the way, recovery can suffer. Sometimes, fatigue persists for so long between… Continue Reading
August 28, 2015
Many athletes earned the label by coming to a crossroads in life and deciding to take a path leading away from old habits. CrossFit affiliates are there to support those choices with a community founded on fitness, friendship and healthy food.
For Annie Kolatsis, CrossFit Mother City in Cape Town, South Africa, provided the backup when she made her decision to move past an “allergy” to exercise. Kolatsis said she… Continue Reading
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August 26, 2015
Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us a spicy breakfast pie with chorizo and plantains.
In a preheated cast-iron skillet, Massie starts cooking the chorizo before quartering the blackest plantains he can find and adding them to the pan.
“The thing I like about this dish is that maybe it’ll expose you to two ingredients that you haven’t used before,” he says of chorizo and plantains. “I recommend incorporating both of them into your diet.”
August 24, 2015
For almost 50 years, Gatorade’s marketing machine has been working to make you thirsty.
You can lead a man to water, but you can’t make him drink. Add sugar, salt, artificial flavors and a good story, and he’ll drink himself to death.
Since the early 1960s, sports-drink companies have worked to sell as many beverages as possible, and now the toughest market segment—people who just aren’t thirsty—has become the target thanks to clever advertising and sponsored research.
Gatorade created the… Continue Reading
Some people want a huge house and fancy cars. Eduardo Aranguiz is happy living in a small loft above his affiliate, CrossFit BEF in Santiago, Chile.
“I am really happy living here,” he says. “I completed my dream.”
Aranguiz, who found CrossFit through YouTube videos from the 2008 CrossFit Games, traveled to Santa Clara, California, to meet NorCal CrossFit owner Jason Khalipa and obtain his Level 1 Certificate before opening his affiliate in 2014. Inspired by… Continue Reading
American Beverage Association sues San Francisco over health-warning language on ads for sugar-sweetened beverages.
It’s not the occasional 8-oz. soda that’s worrisome. It’s the fact that most people who drink soda guzzle much more than just one, noted Marion Nestle, professor of nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University.
“Some studies find that even one 12-ounce soda a day is associated with an increased risk for type-2 diabetes,”… Continue Reading
A lover of Indian food, Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us chicken tikka masala served with spaghetti squash.
“’Tikka’ means ‘chunk,’ and ‘masala’ is really just any spice mix,” Massie says.
This flavorful recipe includes ginger, garlic, onion, cilantro and a homemade masala. To spice it up, Massie adds cayenne and chili pepper, but that’s optional depending on your yearning for burning.
To put the meal in the Zone, Massie recommends weighing the chicken… Continue Reading