On May 20th, a tornado nearly wiped the town of Moore, OK off the map. Enter Lift Up Moore , an event spanning 60+ CrossFit gyms across the nation to raise money to help the rebuilding effort. Check out the official page  to learn more and get involved!
Research of the Week
In one recent study , neither dehydration nor electrolyte loss could explain exercise induced muscle cramps.
A low-carb, ad libitum diet beats out a low-cal, low-fat diet in diabetics, according to a recent study . Low-carb eaters had better weight loss and HbA1c.
This  is why I live close to the ocean.
Interesting Blog Posts
Dr. Loren Cordain makes a strong rebuttal  to the media’s misguided, preliminary contention that a diet of grass seeds characterized the early human diet.
Dr. Emily Deans discusses  zoo animals (and zoo humans).
Should boys (or girls) be penalized for not being able to sit still in school ? Is it a problem – or a feature – of childhood?
Sorry, Catholics who happen to be celiac: your rice flour wafer is spiritually damaging .
How drug companies hide clinical data , and why this might (hopefully) be changing (to big pharma’s great consternation).
5 crucial brain nutrients you can’t find in plants .
- Since it’s the tail end of cherry season – and because it’s always pork season – you should try making these pork loin steaks with morello cherry sauce .
- Lend her your ears and she’ll slow cook you a tongue . Surprisingly easy to pass off as shredded brisket to the squeamish among us.
One year ago (July 7 – July 13)
- Dear Mark: How Much Protein Can You Absorb and Use From One Meal?  – Are we wasting most of that big ass steak we ate for dinner or what?
- 12 Health and Fitness Blogs You Should Be Reading  – Because as awesome as this blog is, you still need other stuff to read.