Flex Diet Podcast: S2 Ep 8 Gym Openings and COVID-19 Safety: Interview with Mario Mavrides

This episode of Flex Diet Podcast covers the difficulties with gym openings and COVID-19 safety. Mario tells what he's doing to get clients back through the door and address their concerns over disinfection and proper distancing. We discuss: The most commonly asked questions regarding re-opening Who will return and why or why not Disinfection policies

2020-12-16T15:36:34+00:00August 10th, 2020|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

One-size-fits-all nutrition?

We all know a one-size-fits-all nutrition approach almost never works. I am always amazed at how we are all very similar yet different. Everyone operates on many of the same principles. For example, your muscles contact the same across-the-board with interactions of actin and myosin. However, you may be able to lift more with the

2021-02-05T16:38:54+00:00July 20th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flex Diet Podcast: S2 Ep 7 Female Athletes and Eating to Fuel Performance with Dr. Susan Kleiner

I was thrilled to interview my good friend Dr. Susan Kleiner about the importance of fueling your training for a long and meaningful athletic career, especially females. If you are a trainer/coach, learn how to coach your athletes to overcome fears/obstacles regarding food. We discuss: * Anecdotes from her early work with steroids and steroid-testing

2020-12-16T15:37:12+00:00July 10th, 2020|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Insulin and Glucose Myths & more – Podcast with Dr. Tommy Wood

Good evening, from Sunny Minnesota. I thought we could geek out together while discussing common insulin and glucose myths. Listen in as I interview Dr. Wood . . . coming to you from the jungle of Costa Rica to discuss the role of insulin in the body. What it actually does and how it acts

2021-02-05T16:33:09+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Flex Diet Podcast, Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Step Domination Plan for GainZ

You may be thinking the 3 step domination plan for gainz is to eat all the foodz in sight and lift all the weightZ. That works; but since you are reading here, I know you want something beyond the basics to do next. In my experience, the next key target is to bring up your

2021-02-05T16:40:22+00:00June 9th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Tips to Improve Metabolic Flexibility

I recently served on a roundtable of fitness experts featuring Dr. Layne Norton, Dr. Jose Antonio, Ben Esgro, Jermey Loenneke, Dr. Gabe Wilson, Dr. Jacob Wilson, and during this discussion, a participant asked a question: “What advice would you give to a fitness enthusiast looking to build muscle and lose fat?” For most lifters, these

2021-05-04T01:19:57+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Habit Advice Ever – Never Miss Twice

While on a previous kiteboarding trip,  I took some downtime to dig into James Clear's book Atomic Habits. I don’t write a ton about habits, as I feel others do it much better, hence my purchase of his book.  I'm glad I did. One of the tips (and the best habit advice ever, in my

2020-08-03T17:56:50+00:00May 28th, 2020|Articles|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
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