FallOut CrossFit – School of Elite Fitness Tri-cities, WA

From the Blog

You Are What You Eat


Learn more about these issues and how you can take action on Takepart.com

  • Stop drinking sodas and other sweetened beverages.

    • You can lose 25 lbs in a year by replacing one 20 oz soda a day with a no calorie beverage (preferably water).
  • Eat at home instead of eating out.

    • Children consume almost twice (1.8 times) as many calories when eating food prepared outside the home.
    • You control the quality of the food in your home.
  • Support the passage of laws requiring chain restaurants to post nutritional information on menus and menu boards.

    • Half of the leading chain restaurants provide no nutritional information to their customers.
  • Tell schools to stop selling sodas, junk food, and sports drinks.

    • Over the last two decades, rates of obesity have tripled in children and adolescents aged 6 to 19 years.
  • Make sure your meat is raised with out hormones or antibiotics

    • An estimated 70% of all antibiotics used in the United States are given to farm animals.
  • Buy organic or sustainable food with little or no pesticides.

    • According to the EPA, over 1 billion pounds of pesticides are used each year in the U.S.
  • Protect family farms; visit your local farmer’s market.

    • Farmer’s markets allow farmers to keep 80 to 90 cents of each dollar spent by the consumer.
  • Make a point to know where your food comes from—READ LABELS.

    • The average meal travels 1500 miles from the farm to your dinner plate.
  • Tell Congress that food safety is important to you.

    • Each year, contaminated food causes millions of illnesses and thousands of deaths in the U.S.
  • Demand job protections for farm workers and food processors, ensuring fair wages and other protections.

    • Poverty among farm workers is more than twice that of all wage and salary employees.


WOD: Good One Trevor!

  • Row 500m
  • 21-15-9:
    • Weighted Lunges 70/40; scaled 40/15
    • Ring Dips; scaled box dips
  • Row 500m

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