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, many in the fitness world (not you, you know what is going on), view using BOTH fats and carbs as odd. Today I have a new

2021-02-05T16:31:17+00:00July 8th, 2020|Guest podcasts, 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

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

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 nervous when I hear a simple story + simple descriptor. Stories like . . ..  CarbZ are bad. Protein is good. High intensity interval training is

2021-02-05T16:40:48+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 were in San Clemente the other day, we got to see one of our favorite humans – none other than Markus from www.gymbreakthroug.com! He took us

2021-02-05T16:40:48+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 now as it activates some evil mTOR. Is that true? Should you be working to maximize longevity and to hell with performance and body composition? Many

2019-05-15T17:14:37+00:00May 15th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

OPEX EP. 049 Met Flex, HRV, RPR & More

*From www.opexfit.com Check out this fun podcast where we chat about metabolic flexibility, HRV & RPR. TIME-LINE: 0:00 – 4:00 – ROBBIE INTRO’S THE SHOW AND ASKS MIKE TO INTRODUCE HIMSELF 4:01 – 8:58 – Robbie asks Mike how he funded himself through all his education? 8:59 – 12:11 – Robbie asks Mike who have

2021-02-05T16:35:15+00:00April 4th, 2019|Guest podcasts|0 Comments

Episode 498 Iron Radio – Topic Add 20 Pounds to Your Deadlift in a DAY

*from www.ironradio.org Can you add 20 pounds to your deadlift in a Day? On the latest episode of Iron Radio and after we cover the usual news, Coach Stevens offers a tutorial on potentially adding twenty pounds to your deadlift in a single day! http://www.ironradio.org/Audio/498IronRadio_Add_20lb_to_Deadlift_in_a_Day.mp3 We covered . . . body type assessment proper setup effect

2021-02-05T16:35:15+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Guest podcasts|0 Comments
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