LIFT

Bench Press 2 x 8 – Build to a heavy double. Look to establish a new 2 Rep Max.

WORKOUT

Performance
5 Rounds For Reps
30 Sec ON, 30 Sec REST
Sit Up
Pull Up
Squat

Fitness
5 Rounds For Reps
30 Sec ON, 30 Sec REST
Sit Up
Body Row
Squat

NUTRITION

Is It Ethical for Nutrition Scientists to Accept Industry Money?

For nutrition scientists in academia, career advancement hinges on winning grant money to do research and publishing the results in prestigious journals. There’s stiff competition, however, for limited federal funding. Though the numbers aren’t readily obtainable across all U.S. agencies, one analysis pegged total nutrition research spending in 2009 at nearly $1.6 billion per year; by comparison, the annual National Institutes of Health budget is almost $37.3 billion. Food, beverage, and supplement companies provide a tempting alternative source of grants. But although scientists who take such funding may not even be conscious of it, the cozy corporate ties are likely to bias their study findings to the sponsor’s advantage. Is it ethical for nutrition scientists to accept industry money?