Metabolic scientist, Dr. Ben Bikman, talks about insulin sensitivity and metabolism in this week's episode. He breaks down why we should all improve our insulin sensitivity and his educated opinions on how to do it. He also breaks down some myths about metabolism and talks about burning calories.
4:40 What is considered optimal metabolic health?
5:30 What is Insulin?
11:30 Can healthy, fit people have insulin resistance issues?
20:18 How to improve insulin sensitivity and shrink fat cells
26:05 Fasting and cortisol levels
27:48 How can exercise improve insulin sensitivity?
30:55 How does muscle adaptation factor into insulin sensitivity?
32:37 Calories In, Calories Out
36:50 Does cutting calories reduce your metabolism?
41:16 Eating before and after exercise
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