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#2817 – How Sugar Affects the Brain

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Friday 11/10/17

How sugar affects the Brain

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine — an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more. Nicole Avena explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation.


Skill Work

If you have Double Unders & Toes to Bar, work on the rep scheme below.
If you do not have DU’s & Toes to bar, practice small sets of each alternating every few minutes. Or work on beat swings to help with T2B technique

Double Unders

Toes to Bar



3 Rounds

5 Muscle Ups
10 Hang Power Cleans 135/95#
15 Cal Row
30 Air Squats

Corey 12:09

Scaled options for Muscle ups
Muscle up – band assisted m/up
Muscle up transition with feet on ground
Jumping m/up transition with full dip
Strict Pull ups + dips
Ring row + box dip