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Weekend Link Love – Edition 22

Taking a lead from last week’s plyometric post [1], Andrew from Go Healthy Go Fit incorporates plyometrics into a jump rope routine [2].

Do you read product labels on autopilot when shopping? Do you think the supermarkets have some nerve putting the low-fat, high sugar items in the ‘healthy living’ section? You might just be a low carber. But if you’re not sure, Musclehack has 38 more clues in this tongue-in-cheek list, You Know You’re a Low Carber When… [3] (here’s one: You know you’re a low carber when you read Mark’s Daily Apple every day, even on weekends).

If you’re interested in creative problem solving, relieving stress, or heck, flying on a magical unicorn, perhaps you should try lucid dreaming. Read Crabby McSlacker’s guide to controlling your dreams [4].

Okay, this is coming a day late, but if you’re looking for some tasty Halloween ‘spirits,’ Mary Dan Eades, M.D. will treat you to a wonderful low carb caramel apple martini recipe [5].

The rise in American childhood obesity over the past decade is no secret. But what about the rise in cases of kidney stones in children [6]? Go Frolic investigates this odd epidemic, and analyzes possible causes.

Sitting at a desk in front of a computer all day certainly wasn’t Grok’s M.O. But for the cubicly inclined, FitSugar has a tidy list of desk exercises for the office [7]. And if the desk stretches just don’t cut the mustard, check out this interesting and possibly ridiculous device [8] that turns your computer chair into an exercise bike.

and last, but not least…

Whole Health Source has a brief literature review on saturated fat and health – Part 1 [9] and Part 2 [10]. As Stephan says, “Eat the fat on your steaks folks. Just like your great-grandparents did, and everyone who came before.”