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Weekend Link Love
Posted By Mark Sisson On January 18, 2009 @ 10:06 am In Health | 8 Comments
The locker room can be unbearable. For anyone who remembers those painful, self-conscious moments after P.E. in middle school, The Great Fitness Experiment has a funny and revealing post about showering at the gym .
Forget skiing, forget snowboarding, Lift Magazine brings you extreme sledding . Extremely fast, extremely fun, extremely dangerous, and extremely expensive.
Or if sledding isn’t extreme enough, how about flying ?
MizFit doesn’t use a heart rate monitor . Do you?
Why educate people about health and fitness when we can simply use our taxes to pay for weight loss surgery? The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has the story on why doctors want to use our tax money to give people lap bands . My best summation: Jaw-dropping insanity. According to the article, the “eligible” age for weight loss surgery in women is 13! (Thanks for the link, David B.)
So, what’s a better alternative than the surgery? How about teaching your 13 year old to stop eating the 20 worst foods in America . (thanks, David F.)
According to My Super Charged Life, video games aren’t just for couch potatoes with fast thumbs. Catch up with the buzz over Wii Fit .
Starlets follow the craziest diets and The Diet Blog explains why Gwyneth Paltrow is the reigning queen .
If you liked my Tabata Sprint post , Beach Fitness has a handy online Tabata Clock  to time your intense intervals. The timer works great if you’re confined to the prison  of a dorm room or home office, and you want to do a quick 4 minute routine of extreme burpees.
and last, but not least…
Brynith at BEE Lifestyle (Balanced Eating and Exercise) was inspired by Modern Forager’s “101 Things in 1001 Days” challenge  and has decided to do it herself. One of her top health and fitness goals? To do 50 kipping pull-ups . Good luck, Brynith!
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 free weekly newsletter: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/feeds/?utm_source=wwsgd&utm_medium=intro_note&utm_campaign=newsletter
 Primal Blueprint 101: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/primal-blueprint-101/
 showering at the gym: http://thegreatfitnessexperiment.blogspot.com/2009/01/locker-room-drama.html
 good advice: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEMEBBwO6J8
 protecting one’s dreams: http://rosstraining.com/blog/2009/01/14/protect-your-dreams/
 extreme sledding: http://www.lift-magazine.com/journal/airboard-freeride-180-forget-what-you-thought-you-knew-about.html
 flying: http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1778399&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1
 heart rate monitor: http://mizfitonline.com/2009/01/14/heart-rate-monitors-rpe-and-no-the-post-isnt-as-dull-as-the-title/
 doctors want to use our tax money to give people lap bands: http://www.star-telegram.com/local/story/1144082.html
 stop eating the 20 worst foods in America: http://health.yahoo.com/experts/eatthis/24416/20-worst-foods-in-america-2009
 Wii Fit: http://mysuperchargedlife.com/blog/wii-fit-the-new-addition-to-my-personal-fitness-plan/
 Gwyneth Paltrow is the reigning queen: http://www.diet-blog.com/archives/2009/01/12/gwyneth_paltrow_dumbest_diet_advice_ever.php
 Tabata Sprint post: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/what-are-tabata-sprints/
 Tabata Clock: http://www.beach-fitness.com/tabata/
 prison: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/prison-workout/
 “101 Things in 1001 Days” challenge: http://www.modernforager.com/blog/2007/09/05/101-things-in-1001-days/
 50 kipping pull-ups: http://www.brynith.com/blog/2009/01/13/101-in-1001/
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