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SNR #51: Menno Henselmans – Refeeds, Body Recomposition & Non-Linear Diets

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Episode 51: Menno Henselmans of Bayesian Bodybuilding talks refeeds, cyclic low-carb diets, ketogenic diets, carb cycling, circadian rhythms and body recomposition.


Guest Bio

Menno Henselmans


Online physique coach, fitness model and scientific author. Menno Henselmans is a former business consultant who specialized in advanced statistical data analysis, but traded that for what he’s truly passionate about: helping serious trainees attain their ideal physique. His background in science and statistics helped him to develop his Bayesian Bodybuilding method.

Menno has published academic papers, is a speaker at some of the world’s biggest fitness events and is a guest contributor to Alan Aragon’s Research Review.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Refeeds: physiological and psychological effects
  • Low-carb and ketogenic diets vs. calorie + protein matched diets
  • Is there any need to cycle carbohydrates?
  • Effect of circadian rhythms on nutrient timing
  • Could gut health be a major factor in muscle building potential?
  • Hormones and site-specific fat loss: Legit or myth?

Links & Resources:

Bayesian Bodybuilding

BioSignature Reviewed: Are Hormones the Key to Weight Loss?

The effects of ketogenic dieting on skeletal muscle and fat mass

The Biorhythm Diet

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