320: How To Do Your Workouts Using Biofeedback, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, How You Burn Ketones & Much More!

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June 17, 2015 Podcast: How To Do Your Workouts Using Biofeedback, Natural Remedies For Stomach Ulcers, How You Burn Ketones, Supplementing With Inositol, and How To Know If You're Getting Enough Micronutrients.

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As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by Brock Skywalker Armstrong, the Podcast Sidekick and Audio Ninja.

How To Do Your Workouts Using Biofeedback

Natcha says: She has been using an Autoregulatory Training approach (with bio feedback) in her strength training where she measures her body and nervous system response to a workout by going through a range of motion test. If she does the test, and the range of motion increases, then that indicates that her nervous system likes that particular exercise and they recommend that she continue doing the exercise until it becomes more difficult or until it no longer tests well. Is this a good way to increase strength and performance? What do you think of this approach?

Natural Remedies For Stomach Ulcers

Anonymous Tummy says: He is looking for ways to treat his stomach ulcers.

In my response, I recommend:
Allimax garlic
DGL Licorice

How You Burn Ketones

Chris says: A few episodes (Episode 318) ago you mentioned how Ketones can be used for energy but are unique because they bypass the Krebs Cycle. His limited understanding is that the breakdown of Ketones leads to the production of 2 acetyl-CoA molecules that then go into the Krebs Cycle and get oxidized like any other molecules. He would love to know more about how this works.

Supplementing With Inositol

Holly says: She wanted to get your opinion of Inositol. Her naturopath has put her on it for long term management of polycystic ovarian syndrome. He naturopath said that it helps with the metabolic side of things and with shortening the menstrual cycle. She hasn't been able to find any information on long term side effects. Do you have any concerns with it?

In my response, I recommend:

How To Know If You're Getting Enough Micronutrients

Josh says: He currently eats mostly ketogenic and tracks everything he eats with a cronometer which has built in recommended values for micronutrients. He has heard that those RDA values are not necessarily “optimal” so he is wondering if you have any recommendations for micronutrient values.


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One thought on “320: How To Do Your Workouts Using Biofeedback, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, How You Burn Ketones & Much More!

  1. vegpedlr says:

    I hope you dig into the hyperbaric stuff more. I first read about in Maffetone's Big Book. He described using a portable Gamow bag, first designed to treat climbers suffering from altitude sickness, but Maffetone found it helped athletes recover. It was described as the "giant hot dog" in Fitzgerald's Iron War book.They don't seem to be readily available though.

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