Busy busy busy. I am crazy busy with work lately and don’t have time to write anything long today. Instead, here’s an article from SparkPeople.com s/low carbers will probably find interesting:
….The Glycemic Index ranks carbohydrate-containing foods (on a scale from 0 to 100) based on their effects on blood sugar levels in the body. Foods are ranked based on how they compare to a reference food—either glucose or white bread. A food with a high glycemic index (70 or above) will elevate your blood glucose higher—and more quickly—than a food with a medium or low glycemic index (55 or less)….
The glycemic index is a marvelous tool for ranking carbohydrate-containing foods, but it’s still in its infancy and needs additional research. It can be challenging for individuals to make healthy food choices, and the glycemic index can add another level of complication to a person’s diet. Although it does have some practical benefits, here are a few of the limitations of the glycemic index…..
The glycemic index is one option for ranking the healthfulness of carbohydrate-containing foods, but it’s not perfect—and more research is needed. It’s not a bad idea to be aware of the glycemic index and applying some of its principles when choosing carbohydrates for blood sugar control and filling power. Just don’t rely fully on the glycemic index as a guide for what to eat and what to avoid.
I’d love to hear y’all’s thoughts on what they have to say.
Max Capacity Training. In keeping with this weeks 50-10 theme, MCT Day 29 is the following exercises in a 50-10 timing protocol.
- Staggered Push-ups:
- Sprinter’s Squats:
- Air Force Crunches:
- Lalanne Plank:
This seems like it is going to a balanced workout, hitting chest, legs, and core pretty evenly.
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Plan for Week 33.