The importance of sleep. Whenever you talk about sleep, especially around a group of lifters, these questions then come up, "Should I be ingesting protein before I go to bed? Does that mess up my metabolism? Does that gonna make me jacked in four weeks? Is this a good thing? Is it a bad thing?
This week, we've been talking a lot about sleep, and today I wanted to discuss with you just a very short thing related to the impact of sleep on metabolism. Now, earlier in the week, we talked about how if your quality of sleep is less, it may impair your body's ability to use fat
AAAAALLL about sleep. Want the # 1 tip for sleep that I found works really well? Now you may be thinking of answers like making your sleep cave, making sure that it's nice than dark, making sure that it's nice and cool or doing different things before bed, having a pre-bed ritual, maybe supplements using
Aaaah Sleeep. =) We'll chat about the number one problem that I see when trainers and clients discuss sleep . . . and it's probably not what you think, right? So here's how it typically goes (and I am entirely guilty of doing this in the past and probably still do it time to time.)
This week we're going to be talking about the effects of sleep. And so sleep is kind of the trendy thing in fitness now. And I would say there are lots of good reasons for that and we're going to explore some different aspects of this. One of the first ones I think is most
Macros redefined -- The concept of macro nutrient matching or macro matching is a concept that not many people talk about. The silence puzzles me. Be it too much coffee or too much research, it appears to almost make too much sense. It may seem basic but it's not well used. To create a more
In this episode we are talking a little bit about the framework of metabolic flexibility. So as you've heard in the previous episodes here, metabolic flexibility is how well can you use carbohydrates, how well can you use fat and then how well and how fast can you switch back and forth between those two.
Today, I wanted to talk to you about the concept of leverage and how we can use this to figure out what interventions may be best for our clients. You've probably heard of the concept of leverage range from physics, and if you have a big enough lever, you can move huge amounts of load
Today we're talking about what metabolic flexibility and how it relates to flexible dieting. As I mentioned in podcast episode 1, I sort of fell into the concept of metabolic flexibility by getting it assigned as my research project when I went over and switched to do my PhD in exercise physiology at the University
Hey, it's Dr. Mike T Nelson here and this is the very first podcast that I've done solo. Obviously, I've been a guest on many other podcasts. You can find me on most weekends on Iron Radio each week... But for this first solo podcast, I wanted to do a bit of an intro for