"Strong people are harder to kill than weak people, and more useful in general." -Mark Rippetoe. Sure, it's a funny quote. But it's also true; and not just in the sense of physical assault. Strong people are more likely to survive accidents and disease. That's a fact. And if you're not lifting heavy things, your fitness regimen is inadequate; potentially dangerously so. That's a fact. Speaking of strong people, congrats to Erin, Jess, and Megan who put up Back Squat personal records of 1x200#, … [Read more...] about Strong People.
Here's a great article on the faults of the recent Harvard media release Red Meat Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Total, Cardiovascular, and Cancer Mortality. The article author, Gary Taubes, also wrote Why We Get Fat; a book we highly recommend. An exerpt from the article: This is an issue about science itself and the quality of research done in nutrition. Those of you who have read Good Calories, Bad Calories know that in the epilogue I make a point to say that I never used the … [Read more...] about Not so fast with my bacon, ya Hah-vard barnies.