Sunday Strength Session From 10am to Noon.

There will be an Olympic Weightlifting option, a Powerlifting option, as well as a CrossFit workout. You can also use this time as an Open Gym Session, just make sure you have a plan.

SUNDAY READING/WATCHING

Scientific Analysis of the Kettlebell Swing, Snatch, and Carry

In the study 3D imaging, electromyography, and ground force measurements were gathered for of all the movements performed by the test subjects. Subjects in the main study were chosen at random from a university and screened for injury. A single case study was also conducted on Russian kettlebell master Pavel Tsatsouline, performing the same techniques.

The Biggest Loser: The Most Damaging Show on TV?

The Biggest Loser places clients in an extreme caloric deficit through intense exercise and intense caloric restriction. This is coupled with extreme psychological stress. Psychological stress increases cortisol, which increases insulin resistance, hunger, and fat storage. We, like the show’s contestants, are constantly told that in order to lose weight we need to eat less and exercise more. But this advice is not based in sound science and actually may be detrimental to our future health.