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I love salt. It can make just about any dish amazing with just a few sprinkles. Salt can have numerous benefits such as preventing insulin resistance, helping prevent plaque formation in the arteries, decrease stress hormones, moderate blood lipid levels and decrease aldosterone horomone, which is related to vascular issues. However, a lot of people put salt in the same category ‘no, no’ category as fat.

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I consume sea salt or a mineral salt, which is completely different from table salt. Sea salt is made through the evaporation of ocean water or salt-water lakes. Sea salts contain numerous minerals and electrolytes native to where the salt originated. Sea salt can also have different taste and coarseness depending on where it came from.

Table salt is basically the processed version of salt. It is sodium chloride with an occasional addition of iodine. Table salt is heavily processed and does not contain minerals and electrolytes that sea salt contains. Table salt may also contain additional components to help prevent clumping.

So, with the quick run down of sea salt compared to table salt, you can see why sea salt is the easy choice. Moderate salt intake can greatly enhance your overall health and a few favorite dishes.

WORKOUT

AMRAP 10 minutes

100m Shuttle Run (50m down and 50m back)

10 Sandbag squats (back rack)

5 Ring dips

Modifications

  • The sandbag will be something you feel comfortable doing 10 reps in a row.
  • If no sandbag, then do goblet squats with KB or dumb bell. Intermediate would use 35# KB or DB.
  • Rings dips can be bar dips or elevated dips on a box. They can also be done with super bands.
  • If you feel the shuttle run is more of a walk then do a farmer’s carry with dumb bells or KBs.
  • Rest as needed.

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