Guest Article: What Happens When You Eat 100 Grams of Protein At Once?

A new revelation about protein just dropped in the journal Cell (1). Let’s dig into it. People always say, “The body can only use 30 grams of protein at once!” Is that true? Well, imagine eating a 16-ounce steak. If you can only use 30 grams of protein at once, you’ll find steak-shaped deposits in

2024-02-15T19:27:08+00:00February 12th, 2024|Articles|0 Comments

New Research: The Effects of Long-Term Collagen Supplementation on Training Recovery

Picture this – you're out there, pushing your body to the limits, and the aftermath leaves you feeling like you've been through the wringer. Well, here's some groundbreaking news. We've got some real-deal science showing that gulping down those collagen peptides for a short while can do wonders for your muscle recovery after you've

2024-04-13T15:51:37+00:00January 29th, 2024|Articles|0 Comments

Solving the Protein Puzzle: Decoding Protein Needs During Your Fat Loss Journey

In the twisted labyrinth of physique alchemy, where the quest for muscle and strength mirrors a never-ending odyssey, chronic studies with dietary protein emerge as the sacred scrolls of enlightenment. For those seeking to sculpt sinewy masterpieces out of their mortal vessels, the journey extends far beyond the fleeting euphoria of acute experiments. Chronic

2023-12-18T16:56:37+00:00December 18th, 2023|Articles|0 Comments

Plant vs Meat Meals – What is Better For More Muscle?

The nerds are back at it in the lab looking a the difference this time in a cool study (1) from Dr Luke van Loon’s lab where they compared a vegan meal to a meat based meal and its effect on nerdy measure like MPS aka muscle protein synthetic response. In this brand new

2023-12-07T15:43:02+00:00December 4th, 2023|Articles|0 Comments

Episode 228: Unlocking the Power of Astaxanthin: A Deep Dive with Dr. Karen Hecht

Welcome to another exciting episode of the Flex Diet Podcast! I'm your host, Dr. Mike T. Nelson. Our mission here is to explore strategies for enhancing muscle performance and optimizing body composition within a flexible and health-conscious framework. Today, we've got

2023-09-21T16:29:15+00:00September 21st, 2023|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 226: A Deep Dive into Ketones, Astaxanthin, and Cognitive Enhancement with Dr. Hunter Waldman

On this episode of the Flex Diet Podcast, Dr. Hunter Waldman and I discuss the factors that influence metabolic flexibility, from exercise to stress and sleep, and illuminate how these elements can shape your metabolic journey. We also explore a supplement

2023-09-15T17:08:16+00:00September 11th, 2023|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 225: The Intersection of Fitness, Stress, and Nutrition: A Conversation with Expert Jenny the Nutritionist

In this episode of the Flex Diet Podcast, Jenny the Nutritionist and I tackle the issue of body image identity, discussing strategies to help clients fine-tune their shape and aim for small adjustments over time. We discuss Jenny's insights into managing

2023-09-07T18:13:10+00:00September 5th, 2023|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 224: Mastering Sports Psychology for Gym Success with Mona Pretorius

On today's episode of the Flex Diet Podcast, I'm talking with Mona Pretorius about sports psychology and how to handle the mental side of training so you can increase your performance in the gym. We talk about everything from high-level elite

2023-09-13T01:45:27+00:00August 29th, 2023|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 223: Embracing challenges and pushing boundaries with bestselling author Michael Easter

On today's Flex Diet Podcast episode, Michael Easter and I dive into an interesting discussion that spans a wide spectrum of topics, ranging from fasting and the role of temperature in training to embracing challenges and pushing our boundaries. You may

2023-08-28T16:21:58+00:00August 22nd, 2023|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Episode 222: Expert Insights on nutrition, supplements, and training with Registered Dietician Sean Casey

On today's episode of the Flex Diet Podcast, I'm talking to Sean Casey, a long-time friend and dietician from Wisconsin specializing in elite performance and nutrition. Sean's expertise extends to training a top-ranked badminton athlete, and while the discussion delves into

2023-08-15T01:33:25+00:00August 14th, 2023|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments
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