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SNR #217: Israel Halperin, PhD – Combat Sport Science, S&C Coaching & Motor Learning (Guest Hosted by Ciaran O’ Regan)

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 217: Special guest host Ciaran O’ Regan interviews Dr. Israel Halperin about research and application of S&C coaching. How to Listen Listen on Spotify Listen on iTunes (iOS) Listen on Stitcher Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Israel Halperin, PhD Israel is a post-doctoral researcher at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Israel completed his PhD at Edith-Cowan University, Australia in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). His research centered on the effects coaching feedback has on the …

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SNR #216: Andy Morgan – Experiences & Philosophies of a World-Class Coach

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 216: Andy Morgan is back on the show to discuss a whole host of topics related to coaching, fitness and learning. How to Listen Listen on Spotify Listen on iTunes (iOS) Listen on Stitcher Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Andy Morgan Andy is the founder of RippedBody.com and an online coach. He co-authored the Muscle & Strength Pyramids books along with Dr. Eric Helms and Andrea Valdez. He has published a host of excellent …

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SNR #215: Andy Galpin, PhD – Science to Practice, Technology and Adaptation to Stress

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 215: Dr. Andy Galpin of CSU Fullerton talks about blending evidence and practice, as well as the potential beneficial and detrimental roles of technology for making training decisions. How to Listen Listen on Spotify Listen on iTunes (iOS) Listen on Stitcher Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Andy Galpin, PhD Andy is a tenured Professor in the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton. Andy spent 4 years studying the structure and function of human skeletal muscle …

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SNR #214: Marty Kendall – Optimising Nutrition Through Nutrient Density

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 214: Marty Kendall How to Listen Listen on Spotify Listen on iTunes (iOS) Listen on Stitcher Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Marty Kendall Marty writes articles over at his site optimisingnutrition.com. There he has created a framework for eating for health, which focuses on three primary parameters: 1) energy density, 2) nutrient density, and 3) insulin load. In This Episode We Discuss: The 3 components of Optimising Nutrition: energy density, nutrient density and insulin load What …

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SNR 213: Greg Potter – Chronobiology & Chrononutrition (Research Breakdown)

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 213: Chronobiology researcher Greg Potter is on the podcast to breakdown two recent research studies in the area of chronobiology and chrononutrition. How to Listen Listen on Spotify Listen on iTunes (iOS) Listen on Stitcher Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Greg Potter, PhD (can.) Greg is currently just finishing up his PhD at the University of Leeds in the UK. His research focus on chronobiology; looking at circadian rhythms, light-dark cycles and the potential for …

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SNR #212: Mike Zourdos, PhD – Drop Sets, Cardio for Lifters & Understanding Research as Conceptual

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSSubscribe to MASS (Monthly Applications in Strength Sport) Episode 212: Dr. Mike Zourdos of Florida Atlantic University breaks down two recent strength training-related research papers. How to Listen Listen on Spotify Listen on iTunes (iOS) Listen on Stitcher Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Mike Zourdos, PhD Michael (Mike) C. Zourdos, Ph.D, CSCS: Mike is an Assistant Professor in Exercise Science at Florida Atlantic University with a specialization in strength and conditioning and skeletal muscle physiology. He earned his Ph.D. …

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SNR #211: Brianna Stubbs, PhD – Ketogenesis, Metabolism and Ketone Ester Supplementation

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 211: Brianna Stubbs, PhD discusses some of the peer-reviewed research she has published on ketone metabolism and ketone ester supplementation. How to Listen Listen on Spotify Listen on iTunes (iOS) Listen on Stitcher Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Brianna Stubbs, PhD In 2016 Brianna completed her PhD in Metabolic Biochemistry at Oxford University. She also became a World Champion rower as part of the GB Rowing Lightweight Women’s four person crew, and won …

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SNR #210: Prof. Tim Noakes & Martin MacDonald – Carbohydrate Intake, Insulin Resistance & Body Fat Regulation

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 210: Open discussion between Prof. Tim Noakes and Martin MacDonald on the topic of carbohydrates, insulin resistance and body fat. Listen on Spotify Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guests Tim Noakes, PhD Prof Noakes obtained an MBChB degree in 1974, an MD in 1981 and a DSc (Med) in Exercise Science in 2002. In the early 90s, Noakes teamed up with …

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SNR #209: Amy Bender, PhD – Sleep Better: Practical Evidence-Based Recommendations

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 209: Sleep researcher Dr. Amy Bender discusses the most current evidence-based recommendations for optimizing your sleep for health and athletic performance. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Amy Bender, PhD Dr. Bender is the Clinical Program Director of Athlete Services at the Centre for Sleep & Human Performance and is also an adjunct professor of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. …

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SNR #208: Herman Pontzer, PhD – Constrained Energy Expenditure Model & the Evolutionary Biology of Energy Balance

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 208: Evolutionary biologist Dr. Herman Pontzer of Hunter College discusses the model of constrained energy expenditure and the metabolic adaptations that accompany high levels of physical activity. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Herman Pontzer, PhD Dr. Pontzer is an associate professor at the Department of Anthropology, Hunter College & City University of New York. He is an evolutionary biologist …

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SNR #207: Alex Ritson – Research: Dynamic Fat Loss Rules & High vs. Low Reps

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 207: Alex Ritson is on the show to dive into two recent recent papers; one investigating the theories of dynamic fat loss models, and the other looking at the effect of low-rep vs. high-rep training for hypertrophy and strength. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio   Alex Ritson Alex is a part of the online nutrition and training coaching company …

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SNR #206: Alessandro Ferretti – Blood Glucose, HRV & Inflammatory Response to Diet

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 206: Nutritionist Alessandro Ferretti discusses data he has collected that may inform us as to the inflammatory response to diet and lifestyle, using markers such as blood glucose, heart rate variability and Alessandro’s metric of “HRV/BG Index”. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Alessandro Ferretti Alessandro graduated from the Institute of Optimum Nutrition in 2001 and formed Equilibria Health Ltd in …

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SNR #205: Brandon Roberts, PhD – Muscle Physiology & Bodybuilding Case Study (Research Breakdown)

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 205: Brandon Roberts, PhD gets into the details of two recent research papers pertinent to the area of muscle hypertrophy. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Brandon Roberts, PhD Brandon has a PhD in Muscle Biology and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow researching muscle physiology related to hypertrophic adaptations. He is a published author or peer-reviewed research. In addition to …

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SNR #204: Greg Nuckols – Research Breakdown: Concurrent Training & Fat Free Mass Index

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSClick here to subscribe to MASS Episode 204: Greg Nuckols is on the show to review two recent research papers; one looking at concurrent training and the interference effect, and the other looking at the fat-free mass index in athletes. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Greg Nuckols Greg Nuckols is the founder of StrongerByScience.com, a website that provides comprehensive information about how to get stronger and …

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SNR #203: Arthur Lynch – FFM for Strength & HMB vs. Leucine

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 203: Arthur Lynch, PhD candidate at the University of Limerick, is on the show to break down two important research papers. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Arthur Lynch, PhD Candidate Arthur is an exercise physiology PhD researcher and international-level competitive lifter in the IPF. He is head powerlifting coach at Sigma Nutrition. His current research is based on HMB supplementation and anabolism. Research Papers …

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SNR #202: Andrea Valdez: Insights About Coaching, Training & the Fitness Industry

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 202: 3D Muscle Journey coach Andrea Valdez discusses her background as an athlete, the transition to bodybuilding coaching, battling with feeling inferior and the current state of the fitness industry. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Andrea Valdez Andrea Valdez has been an athlete her entire life. As a former competitive gymnast and long-time coach in the sport, she developed a discipline and respect for …

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SNR #201: Eric Helms, PhD – Anabolic Sensitivity & High-Protein Bulking [Research Breakdown]

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSClick here to subscribe to MASS Episode 201: Eric Helms, PhD of Auckland University of Technology is on the podcast to breakdown two interesting research papers. We look at a paper on protein overfeeding and another on the effect of body fat on anabolic sensitivity. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Eric Helms, PhD Coach, athlete, author, eductor and researcher, Eric has been involved in the …

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SNR #200: Saturated Fat Panel Discussion – Nadolsky, Guyenet, Masterjohn & Dieter

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 200: Our 200th episode is a special and unique one with an in-depth panel discussion on the topic of saturated fat. On the panel are Dr. Spencer Nadolsky, Stephen Guyenet PhD, Chris Masterjohn PhD and Brad Dieter PhD. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts The Panellists 1) Dr. Spencer Nadolsky Dr. Nadolsky is a a board certified family and obesity medicine physician. He …

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SNR #199: Ciaran Fairman – Exercise-Oncology: Effects of Exercise in Cancer Treatment & Survivorship

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 199: PhD researcher Ciaran Fairman of Ohio State University discusses the field of exercise-oncology and how exercise is helping cancer patients/survivors at all stages of the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Ciaran Fairman (PhD can.) Ciaran Fairman, M.S. is currently working on his doctorate in the Kinesiology program at The Ohio State University. Ciaran received his M.S. …

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SNR #198: Richard Nikoley – Ketosis: A Call For for Context & Sanity

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 198: Richard Nikoley of Free The Animal discusses the need for some sanity to be brought to the discussions surrounding ketosis. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Richard Nikoley Richard Nikoley is the man behind the blog Free the Animal, which as of 2016, contains over 4,000 posts and 100,000 comments from readers. He has written about his learnings on health, diet, and lifestyle. …

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SNR #197: Kyle Mamounis, PhD – Fatty Acid Metabolism & Implications for Health

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 197: Researcher Kyle Mamounis Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Kyle Mamounis, PhD Kyle J. Mamounis, has a doctoral degree in nutritional science from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey USA. He is currently a researcher at University of Central Florida in Orlando. His primary research interest is investigating the effects of fatty acids on energy balance regulation. He maintains a science …

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SNR #196: Rob Wildman, PhD – Nutrient Timing & the 24-Hour Approach to Workout Nutrition

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 196: Researcher and registered dietitian Dr. Rob Wildman discusses the importance of viewing performance and recovery nutrition as a 24 hour process, rather than hyperfocusing on the workout “window”. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Rob Wildman, PhD Dr. Rob Wildman, PhD, RD is Chief Science Officer for DYMATIZE Enterprizes in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Wildman is the author of four books …

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SNR #195: Brendan Egan, PhD – Exogenous Ketone Supplementation

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 195: Dr. Brendan Egan of Dublin City University discusses the current research on exogenous ketone supplementation for athletic performance and recovery.  Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Brendan Egan, PhD Brendan holds a position as Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology in the School of Health and Human Performance at Dublin City University. His current research investigates the molecular regulation …

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SNR #194: Daniel Davey – Applied Performance Nutrition for Team Field Sports

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 194: Leinster Rugby performance nutritionist Daniel Davey discusses how to apply evidence-based nutrition practices with team sport athletes in elite-level sport. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Daniel Davey Daniel received his BSc in Science from University College Dublin and holds an MSc in Nutrition, Physical Activity & Public Health from the University of Bristol. Daniel is also a Certified Strength …

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SNR #193: Lyle McDonald – Nutrient Partitioning & Fuel Utilization

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 193: Lyle McDonald returns to talk about issues around nutrient partitioning and whether we can  Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Lyle McDonald Lyle is the author of the Ketogenic Diet, the Rapid Fat Loss Handbook and the Guide to Flexible Dieting. He has been interested in all aspects of human performance physiology since becoming involved in competitive sports as a …

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SNR #192: Shona Halson, PhD – Recovery Strategies for Elite Performance

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 192: Australian Institute of Sport recovery physiologist Dr. Shona Halson discusses her exciting work look at performance, fatigue and immunity in elite athletes. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Shona Halson, PhD Dr Shona Halson is the Senior Recovery Physiologist at the ‪Australian Institute of Sport and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. Her work …

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SNR #190: Mike Israetel, PhD – Nutrition Considerations for the Strength Athlete

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 190: Mike Israetel, PhD discusses the relative importance of carbohydrates for strength athletes, planning nutrition periodization for strength athletes and how to structure mesocycles for strength gain. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Mike Israetel, PhD Mike Israetel is currently a professor of Exercise Science at Temple University in Philadelphia, as well consulting nutritional and training for elite strength and combat …

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SNR #189: Katy Horner, PhD – Gut Hormones, Gastric Emptying & Appetite Regulation

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 189: Dr. Katy Horner of University College Dublin was on the podcast to discuss her research on gastric emptying, exercise physiology and gut peptide hormones. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Katy Horner, PhD Katy joined the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sport Sciences at UCD as a lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science in 2017. Katy holds a BSc …

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SNR #188: Barbara Oakley, PhD – How to Learn, Study & Get Better With Science

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 188: Barbara Oakley, PhD of the University of Oakland discusses the science of how we learn and lessons for implementing this into our lives. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Barbara Oakley, PhD Barbara Oakley is a Professor of Engineering at Oakland University. She is involved in multiple areas of research, ranging from STEM education, to Engineering education, to learning practices. …

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SNR #187: Katie Anne Rutherford – The Importance of Perspective in Chasing Strength & Physique Goals

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 187: Katie Anne Rutherford is on the show to discuss her journey in competing in various sports, lessons learned along the way and the importance of perspective in our athletic pursuits. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Katie Anne Rutherford Katie Anne started her initial athletic endeavours in high school; running track and cross country before transitioning into bodybuilding while attending college …

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SNR #186: Dr. Jake Kushner, MD – Nutrition for Type 1 Diabetes

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 186: Paediatric endocrinologist Dr. Jake Kushner discusses type 1 diabetes as a disease, potential nutritional management approaches, and future research that needs to be carried out on the nutritional and lifestyle management of the the condition. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Dr. Jake Kushner, MD Dr. Jake Kushner is leading the efforts in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Texas Children’s …

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SNR #185: Trent Stellingwerff, PhD – Nutrition Strategies for Endurance Sports

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 185: Trent Stellingwerff of the Canadian Sports Institute discusses nutrition for endurance sports, carbohydrate periodization and raceday fuelling. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Trent Stellingwerff, PhD Trent is an applied sport physiologist with a specialization in the area of performance nutrition. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at Cornell University and he earned his …

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SNR #184: Uncertainty About Artificial/Non-Nutritive Sweeteners (Listener Question Episode)

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 184: We take a deeper look at artificial/non-caloric sweeteners; effects on bodyweight, glucose tolerance, gut flora and health. What does the evidence say about safety and health concerns? Listen on iTunes (iOS) Listen on Stitcher (Android app) Listen on TuneIn Get podcast RSS feed Links/References: Magnuson et al., 2017 – Critical review of the current literature on the safety of sucralose Bian et al., 2017 – The artificial sweetener acesulfame potassium affects the gut microbiome and body weight gain in CD-1 mice Uebanso et al., 2017 – Effects of Low-Dose …

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SNR #183: Arthur Lynch & Eoghan McNeill – Sports Psychology in Self-Paced/Closed-Skill Sports

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 183: Sigma coach Arthur Lynch interviews sport psychology PhD researcher Eoghan McNeill of the University of Limerick on applying evidence-based sports psychology techniques to improve performance, particularly in powerlifting and other self-paced/closed skill sports. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Eoghan McNeill Eoghan is a PhD researcher in the PESS department at the Univeristy of Limerick. Eoghan’s research examines improving performance in …

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SNR #182: Reid Reale, PhD – Research on Water Loading & Making Weight Practices in Combat Sport

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 182: Researcher and BJJ black belt, Reid Reale discusses his research on water loading strategies in weight cutting for combat sports, as well as other methods used to make weight effectively.  Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Reid Reale Reid recently completed a PhD, focusing on weight cutting techniques and body composition of combat sport athletes. This work was carried out in …

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SNR #181: Jeff Nippard – Intuitive Eating, Control-Based Eating & Body Recomposition

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 181: Natural bodybuilder Jeff Nippard discusses an evidence-based approach to intuitive eating, dealing with cravings through an acceptance-based model and how people should view body recomposition in the long-term. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Jeff Nippard Jeff is a WNBF Pro Drug-Free Bodybuilder and internationally qualified IPF/CPU Powerlifter in the 74 kg class. He earned the title of Mr. Junior …

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SNR #180: Jason Gill, PhD – Role of Ethnicity in Cardio-Metabolic Disease Risk

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 180: University of Glasgow researcher Dr. Jason Gill discusses some of his work looking at differences in adequate physical activity levels, fitness and BMI targets for different ethnic groups, and how this influences diabetes and other cardio-metabolic disease risk. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Jason Gill, PhD Dr Jason Gill is a Reader in Exercise and Metabolic Health in the …

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SNR #179: What Interviewing the Best Minds in Evidence-Based Nutrition & Fitness Has Taught Me About Them

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 179: Patterns that I’ve recognised and traits that are common to the best people in evidence-based nutrition and fitness. Listen on iTunes (iOS) Listen on Stitcher (Android app) Listen on TuneIn Get podcast RSS feed Transcript: They Avoid Absolutism In a world where there is no shortage of gurus who resort to the powerful tactic of talking in absolutes, I have seen the opposite be an across-the-board trait in all the experts that I respect and believe to have integrity. These true experts are very careful to …

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SNR #178: Listener Input, Future Plans & Latest News

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 178: I need your input as a valued listener! I talk through some exciting new plans, ideas and where we as a community should aim to bring this podcast. Please leave your feedback here: Sigma Nutrition Listener Input Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed  

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SNR #177: Chris & Eric Martinez – Habits, Mentality & the Self-Improvement Side of Fitness

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 177: Chris and Eric Martinez of Dynamic Duo Training are on the show to discuss the components that comprise the “new era of fitness”. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Chris & Eric Martinez Chris and Eric Martinez are the founders of Dynamic Duo Training. The twin brothers have the knowledge, the credibility, the passion, the “in the trenches” experience training themselves …

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SNR #176: Eric Trexler – Citrulline & Nitrate Supplements for Performance

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 176: Eric Trexler of UNC-Chapel Hill discusses some of the research on citrulline malate, dietary nitrates, beetroot/pomegranate extract and other nitric oxide “boosters” and how they may impact performance in various sports. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Eric Trexler Eric is a PhD student at UNC Chapel Hill, under Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan. He has a research focus on how exercise …

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SNR #175: Prof. Klaas Westerterp – Metabolism, Energy Expenditure & Weight Regulation

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 175: Professor Klaas Westerterp, researcher at Maastrict University, is on the show to discuss his research on energy expenditure, physical activity level and human metabolism. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Guest Bio Klaas Westerterp, PhD Klaas Westerterp is Professor of Human Energetics at Maastricht University. His field of expertise is energy metabolism, physical activity, food intake and body composition, and energy balance under controlled conditions and in …

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SNR #174: Jorn Trommelen – Carbohydrate Oxidation During Exercise & Pre-Sleep Protein

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 174: Researcher from Maastrict University, Jorn Trommelen is on the show to discuss his research on the effect of glucose/fructose on carbohydrate oxidation during exercise and the effect of pre-sleep protein on muscle protein balance. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Guest Bio Jorn Trommelen Jorn earned his MSc in Nutrition and Health with top honors at Wageningen University & Research Centre. He is now pursuing a PhD in …

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SNR #173: PJ Nestler – Training Specificity, Fight Conditioning & Pre-/Post-Training Strategies

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 173: Performance coach PJ Nestler discusses training approaches for combat sport athletes to increase their strength, speed and power so that it actually translates to improved performance in the ring/cage. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio PJ Nestler PJ is a human performance specialist with over a decade of experience preparing top athletes for competition, and a life mission to help …

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SNR #172: Ben Esgro – Thoughts on Lifting, Obsession and Fitness

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 172: Ben Esgro returns to give more philosophical thoughts on training, powerlifting, achievement and much more. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Guest Bio Ben Esgro, RD Ben is the founder and COO of De Novo Nutrition. The company has both consulting and supplement branches, based on objective science and ethical practice. Ben is a registered dietitian (RD), as well as having a Masters in Nutrition and Exercise Science (MS) …

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SNR #171: Corey Peacock, PhD – Physical Preparation, Conditioning and Recovery for Elite MMA Athletes

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 171: Corey Peacock, PhD discusses how he implements science-based practices in the physical preparation of the elite MMA athletes he works with, including Anthony Johnson, Michael Chandler, Matt Mitrione and Rashad Evans. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Guest Bio Corey Peacock, PhD Dr. Corey Peacock is currently serving a dual role as the Head Exercise Physiologist and Performance Coach for MMA’s the Blackzilians fight camp. In this role, …

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SNR #170: Aadam Ali – Challenging Biases, Nutrition Philosophy & Practical Experiments with Ketogenic Dieting

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 170: Aadam Ali of Physiquinomics is on to discuss his personal diet experiements, what he learnt and some philosophies on nutrition and training. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Aadam Ali Aadam writes fitness-related content over at his site Physiqonomics. He writes about his philosophies on nutrition, training and all things physique related. He also self-experiments with different approaches and …

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SNR #169: Chad Macias – Cancer Metabolism & Caution Over Ketogenic Diet/Ketones

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 169: Molecular physiologist Chad Macias, of the Institute for Human Kinetics, discusses some limitations of research, issues of misinterpretation and/or inaccurate communication related to research on cancer, nutritional ketosis and the press-pulse method. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts  Guest Bio Chad Macias Chad is currently pursuing post-graduate research in Molecular Oncology. He is in the process of writing a review paper …

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SNR #168: Powerlifting Weight Classes, Cutting Weight & Long-Term Thinking – Sigma Team Discussion

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 168: The Sigma coaching team sit down to discuss issues related to selecting a powerlifting weight class, progression over the long-term and the pros and cons of cutting weight. For more info on the Sigma coaches go here: http://sigmanutrition.com/coaches/ Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts  Links & Resources REFERENCE: Von Loon paper stating skeletal muscle turnover rates of 1-2% per day ARTICLE: Which …

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SNR #167: Dom D’agostino, PhD – Traumatic Brain Injury, CTE & Implications for Combat Sport Athletes

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 167: Dominic D’Agostino, PhD returns to the show to discuss issues related to traumatic brain injury (including CTE) and associations with contact sports such as boxing, MMA and American football. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Dominic D’Agostino, Ph.D. Dr. Dominic D’Agostino is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida Morsani …

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SNR #166: Stephan Guyenet, PhD – The Neuroscience of Overeating & Regulation of Calorie Balance

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 166: Stephan Guyenet, PhD discusses what drives us to overeat, factors affecting appetite regulation and calorie balance. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Guest Bio Stephan Guyenet, Ph.D. Stephan is an obesity researcher, neurobiologist, and author. In addition to his research, he enjoys synthesizing and communicating science for a general audience over at his hugely successful blog. Stephan has a BS. in biochemistry (University of Virginia) and a PhD …

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SNR #165: Kevin Hall, PhD – Testing the Carbohydrate-Insulin Model & a Response to Gary Taubes

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 165: Kevin Hall, PhD of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is on the podcast to discuss his work examining the carbohydrate-insulin model of obesity and responds to recent comments on the issue by Gary Taubes. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Guest Bio Kevin Hall, Ph.D. Dr. Hall is a Senior Investigator in the Laboratory of Biological Modeling at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and …

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SNR #164: Dominic D’Agostino, PhD – Press-Pulse Model of Cancer Therapy, Ketones & Metabolic Drugs

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 164: Dominic D’Agostino, PhD of the University of South Florida and the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition discusses his lab’s research onto various treatment therapies for cancer including nutritional ketosis, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and metabolic drugs. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Dominic D’Agostino, Ph.D. Dr. Dominic D’Agostino is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and …

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SNR #163: Mental Limitations to Making Progress

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 163: Danny discusses some mental limitations to making progress. Namely they are: being unwilling to embrace the mundanely uncomfortable, an inability to invest in the long-term process and being unwilling to “do the work” without constant validation. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts  Links & Resources The War of Art – Steven Pressfield VIDEO: Sigma Coaching Team Discussion – Process-Based Progress, Coachability & Other Stuff  VIDEO: Tracking …

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SNR #162: Andrew Chappell, PhD – Examining Contest Prep Strategies Followed by Natural Bodybuilders

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 162: Andrew Chappell, PhD of Sheffield Hallam University is on the show to discuss preliminary data looking into different nutritional strategies followed by natural bodybuilders. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Guest Bio Andrew Chappell, PhD. Andrew is a Pro Natural Bodybuilder who has been training and competing for over 10 years. He competes with the Drug Free Athletes Coalition in professionally sanctioned contests and is previously …

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SNR 161: Rob Lipsett – Building a Physique, Staying on Track When Travelling & Lessons from Competing

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 161: Dublin-based coach and fitness entrepreneur Rob Lipsett is on the show to discuss his journey, philosophies and work with clients. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts  Guest Bio Rob Lipsett is a personal trainer, physique competitor and fitness entrepreneur. Rob has built a loyal following based on giving insights into his own training and lifestyle, blended with handing out solid evidence-based information. …

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SNR #160: Tools That Have Been Invaluable to My Life

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSSShare this episode on Facebook Episode 160: Danny discusses tools that have been invaluable to him in life across 5 categories: non-nutrition books, tracking, creation, living life and asking yourself questions. Get the podcast on iTunes (iOS) Get the podcast on Stitcher (Android app) Get podcast RSS feed Click Here to Get Podcast Transcripts Links & Resources Stumbling on Happiness – Daniel Gilbert The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life – Mark Manson The Subtle Art …