The MATADOR Study- Episode 34

The MATADOR Study (Minimizing Adaptive Thermogenesis And Deactivating Obesity Rebound) was published in volume 42 of 2018 in the International Journal of Obesity. This Podcast goes through the details lending credibility to the idea of intermittent energy restrictions and metabolic toggling. ...
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Eat More, Exercise More (EMEM)- Episode 33

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS | More The eat more, exercise more protocol, or EMEM for short, is one of the four “metabolic toggles” we can use with our metabolism. It is protocol that lends itself well to achieving either calorie deficits for fat...
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Is A Next Level Human Pro-Life or Pro-Choice?

My closest friends & I are always debating, thinking and discussing. When we see a charged social issue start flooding the media, we try to ask questions rather than make judgements. So, when the latest debate on abortion exploded I was not surprised to get a text from a friend; “jade,...
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Eat Less, Exercise Less (ELEL)- Episode 32

The eat less, exercise less protocol, or ELEL for short, is one of the four “metabolic toggles” one can use to work with their metabolism. It is very restorative protocol designed to take stress off of the metabolic system. This podcasts covers the philosophy, background and specific...
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Metabolic Flexibility (Part 2)- Episode 31

  In part 2 of this series on Metabolic Flexibility different approaches to metabolic flexibility are covered. The metabolism can be kept flexible by switching diet and exercise regimes, cycling the diet repeatedly and/or using special dietary tools like ketodiets, bodybuilding diets,...
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Metabolic Flexibility (Part 1)- Episode 30

 Metabolic flexibility is the ability to switch from one fuel to the other quickly based on food availability and fuel demand. You don't want a fast metabolism, you want a flexible metabolism instead. You don't want Usain Bolt unless he can jump hurdles, do handstands, and juggle flaming...
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Insulin Resistance & Sensitivity- Episode 29

Insulin and insulin resistance is often misunderstood. You can be resistant to insulin or sensitive to it in different tissues. Not only that, but going too low carb may contribute to the problem in some people due to cortisol’s effects on insulin sensitivity. This podcast addresses the...
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Marijuana & Weight Lifting, Weight Loss & Fitness

It's 2011 and I'm walking down the street in Amsterdam. I've walked a mere four blocks from where I'd just purchased a hundred dollars in Belgium chocolates. I reach down to get another piece... and they're gone. I turn to my friends and frantically say, "What happened to my chocolates?! Did you...
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Alcohol & Weight Lifting, Weight Loss & Fitness

Flashback to 1995. I'm 22 years old. I study biochemistry in the mornings and I train myself and a few clients in the afternoons. After 9 PM I'm a bartender at one of the hottest bars at North Carolina State University. The place was called La Cantina. It was ranked by Playboy as one of the best...
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Stop Caring What People Think: How To.

There is someone’s approval you seek, and it drives you crazy that he/she won’t give it to you. I know what that is like. Historically I have cared little about what others thought about me. That’s probably because I had two parents who loved me unconditionally and siblings who...
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