The struggle to maintain a healthy weight is a lifelong challenge for many of us. In fact, the average American packs on an extra 30 pounds from early adulthood to age 50. What’s responsible for this tendency toward middle-age spread? For most of us, too many calories and too little exercise definitely play a role. But now comes word that another reason may lie in a strong—and previously unknown—biochemical mechanism related to the normal aging process.

Check out the full article courtesy of the NIH Directors blog here

WOD 051017

What in your life have you left up to chance?

Metcon

Lynne (AMRAP - Reps)

5 Rounds for Max Reps of: 
Bodyweight Bench Press  
Pull-ups

Out of Town WOD

RUN 1 MILE, LUNGING 30 STEPS EVERY 1 MINUTE.

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