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Make Mad Gainz with Intrinsic Recovery Via Physiologic Flexibility

Normally when the term "recovery" comes up, you think about sleep, proper nutrition, maybe even some light movement to get the ole blood moving. Those are all great and essential for sure, but what else can you do to further promote recovery? There are two ways: 1) Acute recovery - all the great things you

2020-12-22T19:17:23+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is After Metabolic Flexibility for More GainZ?

Recently, I have been yammering away about how to increase your ability to recover and be a more robust, bad ass human. I don’t need to point out the massive stress everyone is under right now. While there is only so much that can be done about it, you can control how you train your

2021-02-05T16:38:18+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Some like it HOT – secret fitness gainZ?

Speaking of temp regulation being one of the systems to target for better recovery and to be a more robust human. . . Cold is one way to do it. You don’t have to get bat-sheeet crazy like your fav nerd here, and convert a perfectly good / new freezer into your own private

2021-02-05T16:38:18+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cold Water Immersion – Ultimate recovery or just a sucky bath

Yesterday, I went off on a nerdy diatribe about how to build your own BSRD aka BS Recovery Detector to shift through all the crap in the fitness world that is promoted to help you recover faster and be more robust. One key point was to watch out for the quoting of only animal data

2021-02-05T16:38:18+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be Flexible (not what you are thinking)

It snowed in Minnesota the day right after the wonderful wifey arrived in S Padre TX, where it was a sunny 88F today. Since there was some wind, I opted yesterday to go kiteboarding in the afternoon. Unfortunately, it did not go as planned. I got my big 17M kite pumped up, launched, and started

2021-02-05T16:38:19+00:00October 27th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Science Based Guide to Met Flex on NBT podcast

Huge thanks to my friend, Chris Kelly, who asked me to be a guest on the Nourish Balance Thrive podcast. It's an honor to be asked back to chat about nerdy science. >>NBT podcast: A Science-Based Guide to Met Flex<< Listen in! And nerdy science it is . . . Here is what we discussed: [00:05:10]

2021-02-05T16:46:26+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Articles, Podcasts|0 Comments

Dark Beer, Saunas, and Contrast Therapy …in the name of gainZ

One of the comments I got from the BEER-HIIT study article I referenced about beer consumption around training was: nonsense since “everybody knows” that anyone who is serious about their fitness knows beer and gainz do not mix. It turns out this is false. Now, if you want to not drink, that is totally fine

2021-02-05T16:38:20+00:00August 10th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Ready State Podcast Discusses Flex Diet with Dr Kelly and Juliet Starrett

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

2021-02-05T16:39:57+00:00July 28th, 2020|Guest podcasts, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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