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Weekend Link Love – Edition 217

Posted By Mark Sisson On November 18, 2012 @ 8:00 am In Weekend Link Love | 33 Comments

Research of the Week

In elite gymnasts, a three month stint on a very low carb ketogenic diet had no (negative or positive) effect on their performance and explosive strength levels [7]. Gymnasts on the ketogenic diet, however, did lose a considerable amount of fat mass.

A new meta-analysis concludes that protein supplementation increases both strength and muscle mass [8] in younger and older trainees engaged in prolonged resistance exercise.

Interesting Blog Posts

The Sock Doc breaks down how our hormones can affect the health and stability of our ligaments [9].

“It’s not me, it’s you,” said the venison to the finicky modern eater [10].

Media, Schmedia

Vote for Robb Wolf and Greg Everett‘s whole Paleo Solution podcast dealio gig in the People’s Choice Podcast Awards [11]. Scroll down to Health/Fitness to cast your vote.

If any grain is Primal, it’s Paleo oatmeal [12], about as old fashioned as you can get (Onion warning).

Everything Else

Crossfit Endurance founder Brian Mackenzie details his training philosophy in the newly-released book with the self-explanatory title: Power, Speed, Endurance [13]. If you’re a fan of endurance sports (or just general human performance) and you want to do them safely, effectively and healthfully, check out the book. Here’s a trailer [14], and here’s a sample chapter [15] (PDF), free of charge.

And for the kids out there wondering what they should put on their feet to go run, here’s a possible answer [16].

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (November 18 – November 24)

Email of the Week

I don’t know how ANY of the test subjects managed to fall asleep while researchers were taking their rectal temperatures.

- Different strokes, mattoomba [21]. Don’t knock it til you’ve tried it.

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[7] no (negative or positive) effect on their performance and explosive strength levels: http://www.jissn.com/content/9/1/34

[8] protein supplementation increases both strength and muscle mass: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23134885

[9] hormones can affect the health and stability of our ligaments: http://sock-doc.com/2012/11/ankle-sprains-ligament-damage/

[10] said the venison to the finicky modern eater: http://themeateater.com/2012/an-alternate-theory-on-gaminess-or-take-a-look-in-the-mirror/

[11] People’s Choice Podcast Awards: http://www.podcastawards.com/

[12] Paleo oatmeal: http://www.theonion.com/articles/quaker-scientists-formulate-worlds-oldestfashioned,28364/

[13] Power, Speed, Endurance: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1936608618/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1936608618&linkCode=as2&tag=marsdaiapp07-20

[14] trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bJuofB7JL88

[15] sample chapter: http://cdn.marksdailyapple.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Power-Speed-Endurance-MobilityWOD-1.pdf

[16] here’s a possible answer: https://www.createspace.com/3946420?ref=1147694&utm_id=6026

[17] Paleo Sweet Potato Biscuits: http://www.agirlworthsaving.net/2012/10/paleo-sweet-potato-biscuits.html

[18] wrap it in bacon: http://tgipaleo.com/2012/11/09/bacon-wrapped-sweetbreads-on-a-stick/

[19] The Problems with Antibiotics: More Fallout from Killing Your Flora: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/the-problems-with-antibiotics-more-fallout-from-killing-your-flora/

[20] The Problems with Antibiotics: Possible Alternatives and Damage Control: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/the-problems-with-antibiotics-possible-alternatives-and-damage-control/

[21] mattoomba: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/7-ways-sabotaging-good-sleep/

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