Lifting performance is the unheralded key to both body comp and adding lean body mass/muscle, especially as you get older. I am 46 years old now and I really wish someone would have pulled my eel-shaped 6'3" 155 lb carcass to the curb almost 30 years ago and told me this method. Not sure
Yes, cardio! The pendulum swings hard from one side to the next in a blink of an eye in the fitness world. My prediction is that doing cardio will be the thing for all lifters. For a while, cardio was frowned upon as it was the king destructor of gainZ, and even made you
S___ Happens! Stress that is! Below you can see my HRV reading from this AM. Eeek! Since it was just a single low (red) reading, I am not going to freak out. Today was already scheduled as an off day since I am up at my parents' place. The great part of heart rate
Greetings from my last night here in S. Padre TX as we start to drive home over several days tomorrow. Today, I wanted to share with you a question I get a lot on Heart Rate Variability (HRV). "Question on HRV via Oura Doc. My HRV sucks via the Oura ring, what do I do?"
Check out The Ready State Podcast I did with Dr. Kelly Starrett and his wonderful wife Juliet all about the Flex Diet! >> The Ready State Podcast w Dr. Mike T Nelson << Listen in. We covered everything from . . . Metabolism My MS thesis on a project that was so classified that I wasn’t even
Are you training harder at the cost of your health and overall energy level? Yes, you will have days where it's harder to get to the gym and pick stuff up and put it down; however, those days should be infrequent. A good metric to look at over the long term is HRV (Heart Rate
I was cleaning the other day and found these random thoughts from 2013 and thought it would be fun to post them here. Note, these are my thoughts and are not currently backed up by much science. Doing low-intensity treadmill work after lifting heavy stuff is stupid. You are pulling your body in the wrong
Recently, Sam Pogue of True Coach interviewed me. In it, we went deep on metabolic flexibility, the Flex Diet Cert, sleep, HRV and much more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zl5XETcfjGo&feature=youtu.be PS - I do love True Coach and use their software for all my 1-1 M3 online clients. If you want to check it out, use the link below
*from Muscle for Life podcast. Incredibly honored to be interviewed by Mike Matthews on Muscle for Life podcast about one of my all time fav topics, HRV. Even though he was originally skeptical of HRV as some weird biohack, Mike wanted me to tell him why using HRV makes a difference in training and recovery.
HRV Data from 7 Days of Intermittent Fasting (n=1) Here is some data from a client that did a medically supervised, water only, fast for 7 days in a row. We had a great baseline before too. You will notice that HRV went down and resting heart rate went up. This is to be expected