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Dr. Mike T Nelson gets geeky with the latest research and scientific findings in the fitness world. Visit www.flexdiet.com to get Flex Diet Certified and www.miketnelson.com for more geeky goodness.

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    • Nutrition
    • 4.9 • 21 Ratings

Dr. Mike T Nelson gets geeky with the latest research and scientific findings in the fitness world. Visit www.flexdiet.com to get Flex Diet Certified and www.miketnelson.com for more geeky goodness.

    S2_EP_36 Nasal vs. Mouth Breathing During Intense Exercise

    S2_EP_36 Nasal vs. Mouth Breathing During Intense Exercise

    Nasal breathing is all the rage these days, but how does it stack up to mouth breathing during intense exercise? Listen in as I explore the literature surrounding this question, and I'll let you know my thoughts on where nasal and mouth breathing fit as part of a comprehensive program for trained athletes.

    • 39 min
    S2_EP35_The Process of the Science of Body Composition w Dr Tommy Wood and Dr Ben House

    S2_EP35_The Process of the Science of Body Composition w Dr Tommy Wood and Dr Ben House

    Dr Tommy Wood and Dr Ben House join me on the podcast this week to discuss the process of the science of body composition.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    S2_EP_34_4 Weeks To Get In Great Shape

    S2_EP_34_4 Weeks To Get In Great Shape

    Hi listeners. I'm back after a few weeks in Costa Rica. Jodie and I spent time working on a couple of projects with a few days of kiteboarding thrown in. Today's episode answers a great question. If you only had four weeks to get into really good shape, what exactly would you do?

    • 19 min
    S2_EP_33 How To Eat Organ Meats, Image Issues in Fitness and More with Ashleigh VanHouten

    S2_EP_33 How To Eat Organ Meats, Image Issues in Fitness and More with Ashleigh VanHouten

    Today, I interview Ashleigh VanHouten about her new book, It Takes Guts. Yes, it's about eating all parts of the animal. We discuss why organ meats haven't been popular in the past, their role in fitness, and how you should prepare them.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    S2_EP_32_How To Train for Muscle Hypertrophy, an Interview with Kassem of N1 Education

    S2_EP_32_How To Train for Muscle Hypertrophy, an Interview with Kassem of N1 Education

    Today's podcast takes a deep dive into training. How should you be training? Can you activate specific parts of different muscles? Our thoughts on internal vs. external cues for hypertrophy and bodybuilding. Last, we discuss the role of science and how do we use data from research subjects and get them down to an "n" of one.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    S2_EP_31: All About Fish Oil, Essential Dietary Fats and More with Brent Uken

    S2_EP_31: All About Fish Oil, Essential Dietary Fats and More with Brent Uken

    Brent Uken and I go deep on all things fishy. Are there ways you can improve your fatty acid balance, and why is it so important? Get the inside scoop on his new study. Also, learn about how to improve your tolerance to stress, potentially reduce your RHR, increase your cardiovascular health, and perform better in the gym!

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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21 Ratings

21 Ratings

jdepatie310 ,

Next level podcast

Perfect bit sized podcast packed with info!

JJPharm ,

Mike T

Tons of actionable items with very little fluff. Dr Mike is the man!

Waldman43 ,

Snack bites for the brain

Solid podcast. I have a few podcasts for longer listening, but Dr. Nelson’s podcast is excellent for that short commute each morning to work to learn something new. There aren’t enough short and hard hitting podcasts like this one. Highly enjoyable

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