Health will always be a current affair it seems. There will always be people who excel in fitness, folks that really need help, and folks in between. This would be true even if everyone was educated AND educated with perfect information, which,well, isn’t going to happen either. However, the biggest crime in all of American health, in my opinion, is that countless motivated, seemingly educated folks go out of their way to do what they think is right, and as a result are killing themselves. Therefore not only are the apathetic and the ignorant falling victim to the health issues associated with poor nutrition, those passionate about health are, too.
There are a million reasons to blame, but when I say the words “whole wheat,” you think of things like “heart healthy,” “health food,” “breakfast of champions,” “balanced diet,” etc. Hopefully this isn’t the first time you’ve heard my frustration around the public’s perception of grains, and it certainly won’t be the last. Watch this video that sheds some prime time light on the very subject:
Outside of our traditions, comfort, and routines, I can’t name a single reason for consuming wheat… ever. The kicker, then, is that our country’s “health nuts” lean on it heavily. My opinions, the work of supporting doctors in the field, or motivated forces aren’t enough to flip the script of public perception. What should you do? Change your life without wheat, and someone just may follow you.
Complete the following for reps:
1 Min Max SDLHP (75/35)
1 Min Max Push Press
Rest 1 Min
1 Min Max Tuck Jumps
1 Min Max Squats
Rest 1 Min