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Barbell Shrugged – Metabolic Flexibility and Micronutrients w Dr. Mike T Nelson – 336

*From shruggedcollective.com I am super stoked that this podcast with my good friends at Barbell Shrugged it out now!  Check out the video below or listen via your favorite podcast app. In this 2 hour episode recorded in person at PaleoFX this past year,...
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My new high protein favorite snack: Meat SNX

One of the great things about my “job” is that get all sorts of stuff in the mail to test out. Sadly, much of it goes into file 36 – where it is never heard from again. From time to time, something super cool...
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Rising Stress Levels and 3 Solutions – from the Flo Retreat Center in the Jungles of Uvita, Costa Rica

One of the big things I noticed since coming back from teaching in Chicago after spending over 2 weeks in the jungle in Costa Rica was my rising stress levels. I noticed that I felt more stressed than before I left. Here is what...
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Motivation Monday: Henry Rollins – Fitness and Life Advice

Need some motivation to hit the gym today?  I gotta covered with a great video from Henry Rollins. I’ve been a massive fan of Henry Rollins since 1992 Lollapalooza. I’ve seen him perform with various version of the Rollins band in Minnesota to even...
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HSP+ mTOR1 + VRD = How To Train Outside While Traveling

I am on the road again for 25 days out of this month traveling to South Dakota, Bozeman, MT then Hood River OR – with a flight in between from Bozeman to Indy for the NSCA National Conference. One of the big questions I...
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Does Adding a Carbohydrate “Cheat Day” To My Diet Enhance Metabolism and Results?

Below is a super short 1-minute video from some brand-new data that was just presented at the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) Annual meeting from Dr. Bill Campbell. I visited Dr. Campbell’s lab in May and got to hear about this data and...
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Poptart Proof

Stop me if you have heard this one before…. ….at the gym, Bob starts talking to you about this great new keto diet he is doing. “Yeah bro, it is SICK! I can eat as much fat as I want and some protein. I...
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5 Fitness Lessons I Learned from Kiteboarding on a Surfboard

In April of this year, I spent the 2 days attempting (with some success) to use a strapless surfboard while kiteboarding instead of my normal board. This begs the question – why on earth would I do such a thing? And what the hell...
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Why Failing is GOOD

The word “failure” has a bad rap.  Not rap, as in, the latest tune on the radio – which all seem to horrible as I much prefer the ‘old skool’ hip hop like Public Enemy, De La Soul, etc. De La Soul – classic...
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Egg Whites vs Whole Egg

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Metabolic Dead Zone

Just like being in Death Valley without any water, you don’t want to hang out in what I call the “metabolic dead zone.” What the heck is that you ask?  And no, that is not the PubMed official name. The metabolic dead zone is...
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Metabolic Flexibility, Ketosis, Carb Use, and Performance Rant

Keep in mind that just because an advanced athlete has success with something does not mean you can run out and do it today. I love the concept of metabolic flexibility and the harder and faster you go from one end of the fuel...
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Fresh Tissue Dissection Notes

Fresh Tissue Dissection Notes from Anatomy Trains 5 Day Course in AZ, Jan 2018 Note – these are my personal notes / observations.  I did my best to attribute them to the correct source whenever possible, and if I missed quoted something, please let...
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Why Static Stretching is Dumb

Yep, I think it is still sucks large moose balls, and I have not changed my mind on it. In fact, after 4 days of fresh tissue cadaver dissection here in AZ with Tom Myers, I am even more convinced it is a waste...
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Be Your Own Hero

You can be THE hero of your life. Check out this super short video from Joe Rogan.  I promise it will be worth just over 1 minute of your time. I love that video since it is so true. It starts with the next...
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No Genetics or Talent?

“I don’t have talent. I have tenacity. I have discipline. I have focus. I know, without any delusion, where I come from & where I can go back to.” – Henry Rollins   I hear many times that some people out there (especially at...
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Not reaching your goals? GOOD

Good?  How the heck is that a good thing? Watch the short video from Jocko below: **From jockopodcast.com If you did not reach your fitness goals in 2017…good.  Now is your time to recalibrate and reclaim them. If you want my personal help to...
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Huge Core Concept

I’ve been cranking out content each week for the Flex Diet Cert going into week 6 now.   Each week has involved 3 videos: 1) Big Picture of Met Flex + Flexible Dieting (Flex Diet). 2) The theory about the specific intervention that week ranging...
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Whole eggs vs egg whites for Muscle Growth

Ever suffered through just plain egg whites? I will put my hand down now as I’ve done it many times. They are a great source or protein; however, they are pretty devoid of anything remotely close to any flavor. The old timers from 70+...
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Female Client Suzie Goes from 0 to Hero on Pull-ups

Huge congrats to my online 1-1 client Suzie for going from 0 pull-ups to 2 nice looking ones here in the before and after video.   She worked hard to achieve this huge goal. Here is what Suzie had to say about her progress ....
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Metabolic Flexibility: A Resilience Test

Day 2 of the Fitness Summit is about to kick off in couple hours, and I wanted to get you a note before I wander down to get my re-heated, prepackaged American fries and yellow stuff on a plate that they are rumored to...
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How Much Protein? (4 Steps)

I am up early to crank out some projects, and then I am off to the airport for the ultra nerd-herder Experimental Biology conference in Chicago. The good thing is that it is a short ride in the flying sardine can. Just recently, I...
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3 Ways to Train When Traveling

Yesterday,  I was yammering on about training in non-ideal situation and sleeping on the floor for 2 days. The biggest area that I hear about crappy conditions from clients / readers is travel as they are subjected to the hotel gym. I hear ya....
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ARE YOU MISSING THIS VITAL NUTRIENT?

*From De Novo Nutrition website  According to the Institute of Medicine, Food and Nutrition Board (1997):   “On average, >60% of US men and women aged ≥ 20 years old consume less than the dietary reference intake (DRI) for magnesium.” In English, that means that...
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Can You Only Use 30 grams of Protein at One Time?

Tasty Protein! The myth that you can only use 30 grams of protein at once does not seem to die easily. Despite multiple shots to the head, it’s like a Zombie coming back from the dead routinely. Let’s speculate that you can not use...
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The Cortisol Solution For Fat Loss and Health

I am sure you have heard these before…. Cortisol is evil! Cortisol is stalling my fat loss results. Cortisol will destroy all your muscle tissue. How many times have you heard those statements? While it is true that cortisol levels are associated with stress...
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The Number 1 Key To Lean Muscle Gains and Fat Loss

I  am constantly looking to better in all areas of my life, just as you are (which is why you are hear reading this article). There are many many things you can do to add more lean muscle and increase your fat loss results;...
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How Sleep Quality Improves Fat Loss

Lose more fat by sleeping better? What? How is that even possible? Sounds like a snarky ad for a new snake oil supplement, right. It’s not, and it won’t even cost you anything! But I thought exercise was important? Yes, even the fine folks...
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Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss

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Is a Low Carb Diet Best for Lean Muscle Gains?

This is a question I get time and time again, and for good reason. Everyone (I can put my hand down now too), is looking for a way to add more lean muscle without getting fat in the process! A common answer to this...
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Research Based Approach For Bigger Muscles

Ok, so it is a known fact that I get like a giddy school girl around new research on strength and hypertrophy. Just the other day (literally), a new paper looking at long term (10 weeks, which is long term for most research), investigated...
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1 Rare Tip For More Muscle and Strength

Want to know a huge tip that will literally alter your life as we know it?Want to be even more awesome? Put your hand down now, this is not 5th grade. Want it for FREE? If so, this article is for you.  Keep reading….....
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More Wrong than Right with your Body?

*From De Novo Nutrition website Last spring, I presented at PaleoFX in Austin TX.  While I was down there, I checked out the float tank at Zero Gravity. I figured that after 3 days of amazing interactions (which I loved), I needed a bit of alone...
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3 Steps to Perpetual Progress for More Muscle, Strength and Less Fat

Have you ever had the problem where you are making great strides and then all of sudden they grind to a halt like someone just pulled the parking brake on your expedition to more muscle and strength? It is incredibly frustrating and it happens...
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2 Huge Exercise Lessons I Learned From Tonight Show Host Jimmy Fallon

If you are like me, you probably don’t think of Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon as a fountain of exercise tips. I love watching him, but “exercise tips” is not the first thing that pops into my brain. Pool bowling on a massive table...
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3 Concepts for Better Fat Loss

For the vast majority of people, myself included, the ideal outcome of any exercise and/or nutrition program is losing fat while gaining lean mass. Not only does this shift in body composition make you look better, but it also improves your health.  As such,...
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Metabolic Flexibility: The Argument to Use Carbs and Fats

There is currently a debate about which fuel source is the best.   Low carb proponents advocate the use of fat as your main fuel source. On the other end of the spectrum, people extol the power of carbs to get you through a hard...
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Finding my Unsticking Points

Guest author – Jodie Nelson I lost 14 pounds in the past two months . . . and it all started 10 years ago. That sounds like a contradictory statement, doesn’t it? But the truth is I’ve been on a search for “The Magic...
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Egg Whites vs Whole Egg

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Rant: “There’s no science to support your answer.”

Does there HAVE to be science to support it? Do I think most of my clients expect a randomized controlled trial on the new program I just wrote for them? Of course not! They are wanting to get the results from my USE of...
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3 Neurology Principles for Mindset Control

Mindset is the rate limiting step for many many people in order for them to reach their goals. The cool part is that it can be changed! Transforming your body begins by transforming your mind. And not the normal rah rah rah motivational quotes...
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Ask The Expert Mike T Nelson: 3 Tips To Build More Muscle and Lose Fat

I was recently asked to be part of a roundtable of fitness experts featuring Alan Aragon, Dr Layne Norton, Dr. Jose Antonio, Ben Esgro, Jermey Loenneke, Dr. Gabe Wilson, Dr. Jacob Wilson, and others. The question posed was the following: “What advice would you...
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Costa Rica Follow-up

Costa Rica Follow-up Thanks again for an amazing time!  I did a piss poor job of any follow ups on products and was off to teach in Chicago this past weekend, so here is my follow up . . . 1) Free Semi Daily...
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Does Vitamin C Limit Muscle Size?

Are you looking to add more muscle? Of course you are! Could something that you are likely taking on daily basis be slowing your progress? A recent study (Makanae Y et al. 2012) showed that vitamin C may results in less muscle growth! Oh...
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4 Reasons To Consume Raw Eggs For Recovery Post Training

I like to read books from the old time strongman and coaches. Many times they ere years ahead at adding lean muscle and burning tons of body fat. One of them, Vince Gironda aka the Iron Guru himself, was a big fan of raw...
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Festivus Feats Of Strength – 2 Forgotten Strength Exercises

Written from somewhere cold on December 23. Happy Festivus! As you may know, I am a huge Seinfeld fan. Easily the best comedy in recent memory on TV, bar none. Even though I have seen all the episodes multiple times, I still laugh at...
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Metabolic Flexibility: The Key to More Muscle and Less Fat

www.t-nation.com I recently received a very interesting voice mail from Adam, one of my current group of “lab wabbits.” He said he’d lost over 20 pounds of body fat between November and July, dropping from 17% to 12% body fat while adding over 4...
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