January 18, 2018
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Jan 18, 2017 Podcast: 378 – The 30 Second Fat Loss Trick, Does Weed Lower Testosterone, Do Exogenous Ketones Actually Put You Into True Ketosis, Natural Remedies For Hot Flashes.
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- Here’s a cool, little-known strategy to survive an all-nighter.
- Guess what? Your brain shrinks far less than previously believed as you age.
- Chalk another one up for compression tights for recovery (turns out a lot of studies don’t use enough pressure).
Kettlebell swings for low back pain can work.
Holy cow. Turns out that you CAN take antioxidants after exercise without impacting fitness – IF they are green tea / polyphenols.
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Listener Q&A: [38:20]
As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by Brock Armstrong, the Podcast Sidekick.
The 30 Second Fat Loss Trick
Randy says: I recently read a study that fascinated me – and seemed a little too good to be true. The participants did a 30 second sprint (I think it was on a bike) in a fasted state. And that is all. And this resulted in fat loss. The concept being that sprinting in a fasted state increases leptin receptors which makes your body think that leptin levels are high therefore it blunts your appetite and raises fat metabolism. I wondered if you knew anything about this concept?
–My Look Good Naked & Longevity Plan
–The original study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21659488
Does Weed Lower Testosterone?
Brian says: I am looking at a study from 1979 called “The Effects of cannabinoids on testosterone and protein synthesis“. They found that THC and CBD actually inhibited testosterone production in the rats. This seems like bad news for those of us who use those. So I wanted to get your thoughts on it and any other research you might know about.
–More research on cannabinoids and testosterone
–My article: The Effects Of Weed On Exercise
Do Exogenous Ketones Actually Put You Into True Ketosis?
Lele says: I am wondering if the products that contain ketone salts (like Ketoburst) put you into actual ketosis (the kind that comes from the liver and blood) or is it is a false ketosis? Are they the same thing or is one better than the other?
–Could This Ketosis-Based Elixir Hold The Key To Weight Loss, World Record Performances, Brain Healing and More
–Four New, Cutting-Edge Ways To Easily Shift Your Body Into Fat-Burning Mode & Ketosis
–How To Use Ketones For Longevity, How I Personally Use Ketone Salts & A New Chemical-Free, Clean Way To Get Into Ketosis
–Which Ketone Supplement Works Best: Ketone Salts vs. Ketone Esters With Dr. Dominic D’Agostino
–Exogenous Ketones, Deuterium-Depleted Water, Near Vs. Far Infrared, Scorpion Stings & More! A Special Episode Recorded Live In Panama
Natural Remedies For Hot Flashes
Margie says: I am looking for some advice on lowering the effects of menopause (hot flashes and dry lady parts) by using flax seeds and soy lecithin granules. I have been taking 3 tbsp of fresh ground flax for a month and have noticed softer hair and better facial skin tone. I want to add 3 tbsp of soy lecithin as well. Am I on the right track? Is this a good idea for daily consumption? I am 54 years old and in super terrific physical shape!
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4 thoughts on “378: The 30 Second Fat Loss Trick, The Brain Shrinking Myth, Does Weed Lower Testosterone & Much More.”
Hello Ben and Brock, thanks for the great podcast! I was curious if you had any thoughts about the possible effects of consuming a chaga mushroom supplement around exersise due to its high ORAC value?
haha sorry i meant exercise, thanks again!
I haven't seen evidence that it would NOT blunt the hormetic response to exercise, so I'd save for later…
How long should you wait after exercise to take curcumin, vitamin c etc to NOT blunt the hormetic response?
Do you have a list of foods/substances that blunt the hormetic response?