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8 May

Weekend Link Love – Edition 141

weekend link loveDr. Briffa presents the case for vitamin D as an athletic performance enhancer, calling it “solar power.” Clever.

Stick-wielding Swedish male backs down an angry moose, albeit a baby one. Man the hunter, indeed (although I’d like to see him up against a full-grown moose).

Statins certainly lower LDL, if you’re into that sorta thing, but they may also lower your ability to put on lean mass. A new study shows that middle-aged men who gained the most muscle mass also had the highest LDL. Interesting (also interesting that muscle pain is a common complaint of statin-takers…) correlation.

Paleo Baby gnaws bones, poops solid, sleeps deep, cries little, shows muscle, and makes parents of other babies sullen, jealous, and despondent. Read how the Hawaiian Libertarian made it happen.

Medieval recipes for all things meat.

Here’s a comprehensive review of the new Inov-8 Bare-Grip 200 minimalist shoes. Whadya say, MDA readers? Do Inov-8s sound like a good barefoot alternative?

Reader Aaron Rentfrew’s experience with PB fitness gets coverage in the Miami NewTimes. Then the next day, they covered his buddy’s experience with the diet.

Recipe Corner

  • Getting medieval with pourcelet farci: suckling pig stuffed with pork, pork liver, egg yolks, brie, and chestnuts. I told you old timey stuff was the best.
  • Chili powder? Check. Ground espresso? Check? Pork ribs? Check. Dry-rubbed espresso chili slow cooker ribs from Feasting on Fitness.

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 2 – May 9)

Comment of the Week

“Insect legs in baked goods really aren’t a big deal. At least they’re cooked thoroughly.”

- Commenter Uncephalized.

You want comments? We got comments:

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