Dr. 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?
- 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.
One year ago (May 2 – May 9)
- The Importance of Thoracic Spine Mobility  – Why you need it.
- How to Improve Thoracic Spine Mobility  – How to get it.
Comment of the Week
“Insect legs in baked goods really aren’t a big deal. At least they’re cooked thoroughly.”
– Commenter Uncephalized .