Metabolic damage. It’s every dieter’s worst nightmare. The theory of metabolic damage states that your metabolism slows down permanently, i.e. is damaged, after prolonged periods of being in energy deficit. This decrease in energy expenditure has been used to explain the occurrence of the yo-yo effect whereby people that have dieted for a long time often quickly regain their lost […]
Abel Csabai interviewed me about a ton of stuff here in this hour long video podcast. 02:17: Mennos contest prep 04:56: How lean can you get without macro tracking? 09:26 – What were your goals when you got into fitness? 14:30 – When did you become an ‘innovator’ in fitness? 21:05 – The role of calories in gaining muscle […]
Ian McCarthy from LiftingForLife interviewed me about everything related to how much protein you should consume, how new research influences recommendations and metabolic damage (last 15 mins or so).
Stubborn fat. If you’re a man, it’s that layer of fat on your lower abs that just doesn’t seem to go away. If you’re a woman, it’s the fat around your hips. Now of course we can diet that off eventually, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could just take a pill for it? That’s where yohimbine comes in. […]
Luis from KetoGains interviewed me about common myths surrounding the ketogenic diet and how to optimize a ketogenic diet for strength trainees. Here’s the full video interview.
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In this HER Body™ episode Alex invites physique coach, Menno Henselmans, to discuss the differences he sees in working with women and men. He explains how he gauges a woman’s metabolic and carb tolerance when first starting them on a program. Both coaches additionally discuss the essential supplementation that most women should incorporate for optimal health, including dosages and importance of […]