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The #1 Downside of Fitness Research

Ah…..nothing like hanging out on my couch on a cool Fall day with a fresh cup of Kick-Ass dark coffee post AM routine (red light, RPR, neuro rehab drills,...

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Flex Diet Podcast: S2 EP16: Protein, Metabolism and Research: Interview with Eric Williamson from Unlocked Fitness

  S2_EP_16: Protein, Metabolism, and Research: Interview with Eric Williamson from Unlocked Fitness I outline the Flex Diet Certification course and explain the secret goal I wanted to accomplish...

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The Protein Myth

I know, I know; you are not reading this article to hear some nerd yammer on again about how protein is important. At this point the protein myth that...

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Deep Dive on Metabolic Flexibility (Podcast)

Hola from South Dakota where the wonderful wifey and I are visiting her family. Feels weird that this is our first trip since March 23. …and speaking of odd,...

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Anabolic Windows

No, I am not talking about the armor windows on the Telsa Cybertruck. Anabolic windows refer to the time period post-training where the bro-logic sayZ you need to consume...

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3 Tips to Improve Metabolic Flexibility

I recently served on a roundtable of fitness experts featuring Alan Aragon, Dr. Layne Norton, Dr. Jose Antonio, Ben Esgro, Jermey Loenneke, Dr. Gabe Wilson, Dr. Jacob Wilson, and...

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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...

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The Good and Bad of Nutrition

Studies like this should peak your interest (1). Insulin is not “good” or “bad.” In fact, simple ole insulin is much more complex than we currently appreciate. I get...

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High-Quality Basics – Exercises and Supplements

I was up at 4 am the other day as I am back home from another epic trip with the wonderful wifey.  At the end of the trip, we...

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Longevity vs Performance & Progress (uber nerdy)

Longevity is all the rage now in fitness and there is some controversy about what the best approach is now. Some say that protein is even bad for your...