The Best Health and Fitness Articles of the Week #122 – Why Sugar From Fruit Is Good For You, Construction The Right Training Program For You,

Here’s a recap of the best health and fitness articles I’ve read over the past week.

Making the Case for Eating Fruit –

I’ve been seeing a lot of articles lately claiming that too much fruit is bad because of its sugar content but nothing that I’ve read has been convincing enough in my eyes. I pretty much agree with what this article says. Sugar in fruits are much different than processed sugars, especially in how they work in the body.

10 Benefits of Essential Oils

I don’t know much at all about essential oils, but I hear about their benefits all the time. I’d really like to start using them more often. I actually bought some tea tree oil for some mold I found under one of my dumbbells in the basement. I’ve been too lazy to use it though. I really need to get on that.

Gil Hedley: Fascia and stretching: The Fuzz Speech – YouTube

You’ve gotta move around and stretch to break apart the “fuzz.” 😉 Warning: Don’t watch this video while eating.

The Feet of People Who Never Wear Shoes

Very interesting studies! And from this post I’ve also discovered a new product that I want – a cobblestone mat. I’ll probably never get one though, because $50-60 is a little too much for something like that. I just need to do more barefoot walking.

Fitness is Not Religion or Politics, and there are Many Ways to Construct a Good Training Program

Bret Contreras makes many great points in this article – you need to eat right, train consistently and you should to exercises that you enjoy. He also included a ton of exercise variations that you can use in place of an exercise that you don’t like.

The 21 Best Kitchen Tools, Grocery Shopping Guides, Cookbooks, Websites and Local Resources To Fuel Your Active Lifestyle

I’m quite familiar with most of things listed in this post although I did learn some new stuff. The Nourishing Traditions cookbook and the Eating On The Wild both sound really interesting. I also think I should start buying things directly from Nutiva and I think I need to set up an Amazon Prime account.

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