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Should we go gluten-free? Will that give me the energy I want?

Last week, there was yet another article in the WaPo Health section about the benefits of going gluten-free. Sports Illustrated had an article about gluten-free athletes a couple of years ago, touting the benefits of freeing up your body's metabolism from the breakdown of gluten in the intestine to more athletic performance work (reallocating scarce resources in the body makes sense right?).

Fitness News From Around the Web

Have you used a FitBit to track your activity during the week? They've released their third model called Force to compliment the Flex model. It tracks steps, distance, calories, and amount of sleep!




For those of you using Android devices, Google Now has a card to track your walking and biking mileage. Make sure to give it permission to track you!
   First diet, then exercise, and now attitude! A Washington Post article discusses how health professionals want to end the big diet debate by focusing on taking small steps in the right direction for long term, not just short term gains.