Push Jerk 3-3-3-3-3 reps
Although I have posted thing about the glycemic index before-it certainly bears repeating since a high glycemic diet is so inextricably linked to weight gain and many ills and diseases.
CrossFit Journal-Glycemic Index
A new age is dawning in nutrition: one where the culprit is seen not as dietary fat but as excess consumption of carbohydrate—particularly refined or processed carbohydrate. In fact, there’s an increasing awareness that excess carbohydrates play a dominant role in chronic diseases such as obesity, coronary heart disease, many cancers, and
diabetes. This understanding comes directly from current medical research. Amazingly, the near-universal perception that dietary fat is the major culprit in obesity has no scientific foundation.
There is a singular measure of carbohydrate that gives exactly this information: the glycemic index. Glycemic index is simply a measure of a food’s propensity to raise blood sugar. Avoid high-glycemic-index foods and you’ll avoid many, if not most, of the ills associated with diet.
Click here for the whole article which includes a (not entirely paleo) shopping list.
For a ridiculously comprehensive list of the Glycemic score of tons of different foods click here.
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