In this episode of the MTA Podcast we bring you an in-depth and fascinating conversation with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella on the subject of nutrition for runners. And in the quick tip segment we share a mantra for your first marathon that takes the pressure off your finishing time. Continue Reading →
In this episode we speak with Dave Asprey, author of the book Headstrong -The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster
Dave is a Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur who spent two decades and over $1 million to hack his own biology. He went from 300 pounds to fit and able to perform at a high level. Continue Reading →
Tina Muir embraces the high fat/high protein fueling method, while rewarding her sweet tooth with a daily dessert.
By Henry Howard
At age 14, Tina Muir hid in the bathroom as her cross-country team was starting practice. In time she realized that she was not only good at running but actually enjoyed it.
Running is now an integral part of Muir’s life. She’s an elite runner for Saucony, community manager for Runners Connect and hosts her own podcast. (MTA’s Angie Spencer was featured on a previous episode.) Continue Reading →
He has been a fitness trainer for over 30 years. Many of you will know him for advocating a no sugar no grains lifestyle. You can hear him on the Angriest Trainer Podcast found in iTunes and at vinnietortorich.com
We brought Vinnie back on the show to talk about weight loss, clean eating, and answer questions sent in by Academy members.
I know you will love this interview! Continue Reading →
In 1980, the year I was born (thought you might want to know that), the USDA published dietary guidelines that warned Americans to stay away from fats and cholesterol in order to reduce the risk of heart disease.
They advised Americans to cut back on meat consumption, stop drinking whole milk, and replace our traditional eggs and bacon with “healthy” grain-based cereals and low-fat milk.
Cholesterol was blamed for heart disease and foods high in fat were put on the hit list. Notice this Time Magazine cover from 1984.
But not everyone was convinced. Philip Handler is quoted as being skeptical about these guidelines from the very beginning calling it “a vast nutritional experiment”.
Well, this experiment has gone very badly.
According to Walsh the prevalace of Type 2 diabetes increased 166% from 1980 to 2012. More than a third of Americans are obese which makes us one of the fattest countries in the world (which country is fatter?).
And what’s ironic is that conventional wisdom told us that cutting fats out of our diet would help us lose weight. Cut fat to lose fat, they thought. Continue Reading →
Angie and I talk about her lifelong battle with sugar cravings and how cutting grains out of her diet made all the difference.
Here’s another recipe straight from Angie’s Fat Adapted Eating Plan where you learn to burn your fat as fuel!
Just because you cut out grains and added sugars doesn’t mean you can’t eat the foods you love.
These protein crepes are delicious at breakfast or any meal (especially topped with strawberries and fat adapted whipped cream) . . .
And once you teach your body to live without added sugar, these crepes make an excellent treat for dessert.
Here’s a recipe straight from Angie’s Fat Adapted Eating Plan where you learn to burn your fat as fuel!
This fat adapted pizza is so good 1/3 of it was gobbled before I could get my camera ready!
Just because you cut out grains doesn’t mean you can’t eat the foods you love. A cheese based crust can be used for pizza with delicious results. See the ingredients below! Continue Reading →