Should you estimate resting metabolic rate for fat loss clients?

Have you tried using resting metabolic rate (RMR) for fat loss with clients? Ever wonder how accurate the estimations of RMR are with an individual athlete/client? Ever have a client that is trending the wrong way, and you can’t figure out why? Maybe your RMR numbers (if you were using that) were off? New Study

2021-02-05T16:40:46+00:00May 11th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Plant Proteins Are the Rage Now – What You Need To Know – Mike T Nelson, CSCS, CISSN, MSME, PhD

Plant proteins have become more popular recently (ala Game Changers documentary) in part due to environmental concerns or ethical concerns (1, 2).  Are plant proteins really better for mother nature?  There is some data to support that claim, but it is far from conclusive. Pimentel et al. in 2003 (3) analyzed the efficiency of land

2021-02-05T16:40:46+00:00May 11th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Survive to Thrive: Metabolic Flexibility and Intermittent Fasting

Now, more than ever is the perfect time to be a robust, butt-kicking human by using metabolic flexibility and intermittent fasting. Be harder to kill than a cockroach. This applies to your life, including nutrition. Check out my full talk here on "Survive to Thrive with Metabolic Flexibility and Intermittent Fasting" as part of the

2021-02-05T16:40:46+00:00May 7th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Metabolic Tests from Resting Metabolic Rate to VO2 max

With zero travel on the docket and a little more time to experiment, I decided to run a few metabolic tests from the relative comfort of my garage. Heavy Metal blasting - check. Weird face mask - check. Rower and bike - check. Let's do this. Metabolic Test 1: Post Rower Fuel Use What happens

2021-02-05T16:40:47+00:00May 6th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MindStrong Project — Exercise Physiology & Biomechanics with Dr. Mike

*from mindstrongproject.com Harvey Martin from MindStrong Project interviewed me about exercise physiology and biomechanics. Always love talking science and fitness. Listen in! Enjoy! Dr Mike miketnelson.com

2021-02-05T16:32:20+00:00May 5th, 2020|Guest podcasts|0 Comments
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