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131. New research on eating out - should you?

faq nutrition Apr 07, 2021

By Michael Beiter

 

Q: Can I eat out? 

A: Yes

Q: How?
A: Scout ahead for where you're going and look at their menu. Most restaurants post their menu online with nutrition information. If you can't find the calorie and macro information you need on the business' website head over to Google and look it up. If you can't find it there check the database in My Fitness Pal. Between the two virtually every food has been databased with accurate nutrition information somewhere. 

You...

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Podcast S1 E2 - 8 year Veteran Kelly Zwald, 40, 13.8% BF

1:30 - 8 year vet Kelly Zwald

2:15 - Time stamps

5:00 - Fitness business building

6:00 - 6 degrees of Carroll Iowa

7:30 - 13 % body fat - Kelly’s lowest ever

9:20 - Subjective fitness

10:30 - Lifting as exercise base

11:30 - Society of more

12:50 - Genetics and focusing on what you can control

14:00 - Phases of skill development

16:45 - Transfer of our principles to other areas of life

18:45 - Make a decision and stick to it

20:30 - The mother of all fatigue is indecision

21:00 - Data...

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104. What is a sustainable rate of fat loss?

faq Jan 12, 2021

By: Michael Beiter

What is a sustainable rate of fat loss? 

This question, like all others concerning fitness and nutrition has a lot of variables that contribute to the answer. I know many people who respond to questions like this with 'it depends' and then go on to complicate the matter so much the questioner is left more confused than when they asked. 

Our answer: 1-2% of your overall body fat percentage lost per month is a sustainable rate to lose. Sustainable in that once you lose...

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102. You only see your trainer once a month? Will this actually work?

faq fitness nutrition Jan 05, 2021

By: Michael Beiter

Cathy was a client who came from a diverse background in fitness. She has been a member at a big box gym before called Aspen where she worked with a trainer and occasionally went to fitness classes. She also go into Crossfit for a while where she learned to lift weights more and use barbells. There was a short while where she joined a women's only facility that offered classes throughout the day. 

Each of her endeavors provided some insight and slightly different...

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79. Do you need a pre and post workout? How often should you eat?

faq Oct 22, 2020
By: Michael Beiter


Yesterday I met with a guy who asked two important questions:
 
1.) Do I need a pre, and post workout supplement?
 
2.) Are you one of those eat every 2-3 hour types?
 
To answer the first: no, you do not need a pre or post workout supplement. The whole peri workout window, which refers to having something before, during, and after a workout was created by the supplement industry to sell you products. They use pseudo science as their evidence for...
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