May 21, 2014
May 21, 2014 Podcast: How To Lower Lactic Acid Burn During Exercise, Should Multivitamins Have Fish Oil, Multivitamin Timing, Can Digestive Enzymes Make You Gain Weight, How Muscle Testing Works, and How To Get Rid of Water Retention.
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- Static stretching on OFF days not DECREASES strength but rather INCREASES it.
- Red Bull doesn’t make you faster and f*&^s up your inflammation.
- 5 apps for tracking your poop.
Ben is speaking at Concordia University – 10 Tips for Achieving the Most Out of Business, Body, and Life. 100% FREE Event – 7:00 p.m. CST, Tuesday, June 10, 2014 – Concordia University – St. Paul Campus (and Live Broadcast Online). Learn how to get the most out of your life with noted athlete and entrepreneur Ben Greenfield. Ben will share practical, real-life tips for increasing your productivity, improving your physical well-being and enhancing your mental performance. Join him as he shares his life journey and the lessons learned along the way, including studying sports science in college, launching a successful string of personal training studios and gyms, beginning an online fitness career, and finally becoming recognized globally as one of the top nutrition, health, and exercise experts in the world. Click here to RSVP on Facebook!
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How To Lower Lactic Acid Burn During Exercise
Thea asks: She would like to know why within a couple minutes of exercising she gets severe “lactic acid” burn. It doesn't matter if she is spinning, running or climbing the stairs. Even before she has really done anything yet. Do you know why this is and if there is any way she can make the beginning of her exercising more pleasant?
Should Multivitamins Have Fish Oil?
Fishy asks: Why doesn’t the Thorne multivitamin have fish oil in it?
Diane asks: How does the Thorne multivitamin compared to the “anti-competition” multivitamin technology in the Nutrience multivitamin from Jayson and Mira Calton. It’s a two-a-day powder for morning and evening, so curious how it compares to Thorne?
Can Digestive Enzymes Make You Gain Weight?
Cathy asks: She has heard lately that amylase inhibitors may be used for weight loss by slowing down the digestion of carbs and thus lead to better insulin sensitivity. By that logic would digestive enzymes be good for gaining weight? First, can amylase be used for weight loss? And if so, is her logic correct?
How Muscle Testing Works
Erin asks: She is curious to know more about muscle testing for or applied kinesiology that practitioners use to test for nutritional deficiencies.
How To Get Rid of Water Retention
Susan asks: She's in desperate need of help. She is two weeks post-contest and is experiencing severe water retention, she's gained 10lbs, mostly in her belly. She looks pregnant. She didn't binge after the competition, she just went back to her regular per-competition diet. She was expecting some water gain but not this much.
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