Episode 129: Why Telling Your Clients to Sleep More Is Horrible Advice

Today, I'm talking about why if you're a trainer or a coach, telling your clients to sleep more is horrible advice. I know what you're thinking, but here's better advice you can give. Episode Notes What does the client need to give up? Physiological reasons

2022-01-20T18:51:11+00:00December 27th, 2021|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 128: Inside the World of Sports Supplements with Dr Vince

Want to know what the inside people in the world of sports supplements know? How do you know what is a quality supplement? What really goes into the formulation process? Listen in as I interview Dr. Vince Kreipke who was the main Ph.D. behind the

2022-01-20T18:51:45+00:00December 20th, 2021|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 127: The Effect of Antibiotics on Muscle Mass, Aerobic/Cardiovascular Performance, and More – An Interview with Dr Sara Campbell

I'm speaking with Dr. Sara Campbell about the relationship between antibiotics and your gains. You can hear all the latest information before these studies are published. We also talk about cold water exposure and its effect on brown adipose tissue. Dr. Campbell is the director

2022-01-20T18:52:25+00:00December 13th, 2021|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Burn the Ships – What are you Willing to Pay to Achieve Your Goals?

Time flies, even during hard times. 8 years ago, almost to the day, I did my PhD Defense . . . . . . and passed. To say that I was sweating bullets about it is an under statement. The overall PhD process from when I started through class work, teaching, lab assistant, completing

2022-03-22T16:05:59+00:00December 6th, 2021|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Question About Sleep – and not the answer you would expect

I got the following question the other day from a student in the Flex Diet Mentorship program: "Is sleep much like nutrition in that as long as we get the optimal amounts in this case of macros and micros, over time we're all good, or with sleeping there is a greater need to get

2021-12-06T17:37:07+00:00December 6th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Episode 126: Alternatives to the Back Squat, Barbell Bench Press and Deadlift

No, you don't have to back squat, barbell bench press, and straight bar deadlift. Here is why along with other options using specialty bars or alternatives with a standard straight bar. Episode Notes When to consider alternatives to the three main power lifts Back Squat

2021-12-06T17:22:37+00:00December 6th, 2021|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 125: Super Simple Method to Increase Lifting Performance Using a Notebook

Learn how to keep a training notebook to effectively increase your lifting performance. Episode Notes Why data is importantMy bias is a training notebook vs. an appWhat to includeTraining planDate, time, durationHRV, RHR, and sleep dataExercise, sets, reps, time to complete sets, duration/densityIntensity - the percentage

2021-12-06T16:49:11+00:00December 1st, 2021|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments
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