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3 Aug

Weekend Link Love – Edition 9

weekend link loveBlogger 60 in 3 extols the virtues of a sloooow workout to speed up results.

Adventures in Ethics and Science profiles a recent article that explores the wild world of our sense of taste…and how food companies plan to exploit it for their own gains.

Calorie Lab blasts the Center for Consumer Freedom for their recent portrayal of the nation’s obesity epidemic as nothing more than hype!

A guest blogger at Diabetes Mine shares her story about learning how important exercise and diet is in controlling diabetes.

Diet Blog offers a nutritional guide for overcoming common sports injuries.

Rather turn to WebMD than an actual MD? A new study – profiled by Healthcare VOX—suggests you might not be alone.

Love flavored Ice-T but don’t want to go into sugar shock? I ate a pie has a review of a new no-carb blueberry flavored tea by Arizona (and it gets 4 stars!)

Love your antioxidant-infused beverage? Junkfood Science suggests they might just be a scam.

Scott Kustes at Modern Forager profiles some videos from fitness training group Underground Wellness that aim to debunk some of the most widely held beliefs in the fitness and nutrition world.

Need to boost your brain power? Slashfood profiles a series of foods that research suggests may improve your memory.

Looking for a new fitness challenge? The IF Life has his own version of the 100 rep push-up challenge.

You want comments? We got comments:

Imagine you’re George Clooney. Take a moment to admire your grooming and wit. Okay, now imagine someone walks up to you and asks, “What’s your name?” You say, “I’m George Clooney.” Or maybe you say, “I’m the Clooninator!” You don’t say “I’m George of George Clooney Sells Movies Blog” and you certainly don’t say, “I’m Clooney Weight Loss Plan”. So while spam is technically meat, it ain’t anywhere near Primal. Please nickname yourself something your friends would call you.

  1. Funny you link both Calorielab dishing out on obesity epidemic deniers and Sandy at Junkfood Science, who is one.

    Melissa wrote on August 3rd, 2008
  2. It’s always good to see all sides of a story…

    Aaron wrote on August 3rd, 2008
  3. Good to see a study confirming the osteoprotective effects of restistance training. Great motivation to keep sweating it out!

    Question: How many times per week should you circuit train on machines? Every day? Every other day?

    Lauren wrote on August 3rd, 2008

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