Things to Read to Get You Over the Hump 4/18

Here’s a few good reads from the last week to keep you busy while trying to get through another productive day at work:

Is Foam Rolling Bad for You by Michael Boyle 

Great piece on foam rolling. There have been some articles out there and people out there claiming that foam rolling isn’t all that great for you, something I’d certainly disagree with. Improving tissue quality is a must and foam rolling is an easy and inexpensive way to do it.

Is Sugar Toxic? by Mark Young

Sugar has been the thing on the internet the last coulpe days/weeks and I’m not 100% sure why. Yes, sugar isn’t all that good for you, but on the other hand a little sugar now and again isn’t going to kill you. Nice to see someone not go crazy in one direction or the other and taking a logical approach to things.

The Myth of Corrective Work by Mike Robertson

Mike Robertson, one of the kings of corrective exercise, sheds some light on corrective exercise. Unfortunatley people don’t perform enough corrective exercise or the right kinds of corrective exercise in order to fix some issues that they may have.

Top 50 Old School Hip Hop Workout Songs by Jason Ferruggia 

A good list of songs for the older generation to add to their Ipod that doesn’t like all this new hip hop/rap like myself. A few gems on the list.

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