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PTSD

PTSD is a mental Injury that plagues military veterans. Military veterans are committing suicide at alarming rates today. As many as 22 veterans are killing themselves needlessly DAILY. IF you know a military veteran who may be suffering from PTSD. Please refer them to Crossfit Roadhouse. We will give them a free month of training and nutritional advice to help them recover. CrossfitRoadhouse@gmail.com Please watch this video for more education on this subject. https://ignitegymhq.wistia.com/medias/snfj5740p9

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Oral GABA supplementation

According to a study published last month in Scientific Reports, participants who consumed a GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) dietary supplement demonstrated an increased ability to modulate action control strategies which are needed to quickly and effectively react to fast-moving stimuli (such as driving a car in rush hour). GABA is a naturally occurring amino acid in the brain and is a major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system (CNS). GABA blocks nerve impulses, slowing down the activity of nerve cells and preventing them from over-firing. GABA also serves as a critical calming agent for the body, helping to combat stress

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22km with 22kg for the 22 in Silkies! – MOBILE, AL.

22 km, with 22 kg, for the 22 vets a day who kill themselves. The mission is to raise awareness on post traumatic stress, suicide prevention, and how to effectively help the 22. Support and spread Irreverent Warriors bottom line: “put the gun back on safe, put it back on the nightstand, and stick around a bit longer.” Semper Fi. This march is originally the idea of medically retired Marine Capt. Donny O’Malley and combines some of the things Marines love most in his effort to bring awareness to a serious issue: humor and very short shorts known as silkies.

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Sunday 30th August

1) Back Squat: 3-5 sets x 10 reps within 90% of 10 RM 2) Press/military press: 3-5 sets x 10 reps within 90% of 10 RM 3) Strict weighted pullups: 3 sets x 10 reps (AHAP) *For portion 1 and 2, go by feel. Perform at least 3 sets, but no more than 5, at 90%+ of the 10 RM established on Monday. I’d recommend to warm up, hit 90% for 10 and then go by feel after that. This is week 1 and I know we are all feeling it, so be smart about it and my plan is

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Saturday 29th August

WEIGHTLIFTING PROGRAM: 1. back squat: work up to 75%x3x10 sets. 2. front squats: 70%x3x3 3.good mornings to 45 degree angle:  3 x 10.  use weight, but be careful.  use great technique keeping knees slightly bent, and back tight as well as stomach. 4. toes to bar: 50 reps total.

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ANTI NUTRIENTS FOR DUMBELLS

Along with saponins and lectins, phytic acid is considered an anti-nutrient, which means thoe who follow paleo nutrition have probably eliminated it from their diet. Phytic acid (aka phytate) is a substance found in many types of plant foods, such as grains, legumes (including peanuts and soybeans), nuts, and seeds. It’s the storage form of phosphorus, animportant mineral used in the production of energy as well as the formation of structural elements like cell membranes. It turns out that phytic acid is found predominantly (about 80% of it) in the bran, or outermost shell, of whole grains. In legumes and

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