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A Podcast Designed to Bridge the Gap Between Macros, Metabolism, and Functional Medicine. Here we focus on translating complex concepts into leverage for your health, fitness, and nutrition goals with a special emphasis on content for coaches & health professionals.

Sam Miller is a best-selling author in the field of nutrition and metabolism has more than 15 years of experience as a health, fitness, and nutrition coach. His programs help coaches and health professionals improve their clients’ results. A popular online educator, podcast host, and mentor, he consistently offers simple, strategic methods for transformation and translates complex concepts into leverage for any health and fitness goal.

His workshops, classes, and specialization programs have served over 2,500 coaches worldwide. He has been a featured speaker for companies like LinkedIn and a content contributor for industry titans such as Barbell Shrugged, Muscle Intelligence, T-Nation, Elite FTS, Active Life Rx, and more. He is a certified nutritionist and licensed, board-certified health practitioner who holds a master’s degree from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Science from Elon University.

If you’re here welcome to the community! We share the goal of learning all of the things pertaining to health, nutrition, performance and physique optimization without being a d*ck about it. You will find that many of our episodes integrate concepts and coaching ideas from common nutrition/fitness industry practices as well as functional medicine, and alternative health.

DISCLAIMER:

*This Podcast is for entertainment and general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed.

The use of information on this podcast and the show notes or the reliance on the information provided is to be done at the user's own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is for educational purposes only.

Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise or nutrition program and users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have, and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that the entire contents and design of this Podcast, are the property of Oracle Athletic Sciences LLC, or used by Oracle Athletic Science LLC with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws.

Except as otherwise provided herein, users of this Podcast may save and use information contained in the Podcast only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this Podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Oracle Athletic Sciences LLC, which may be requested by contacting the Oracle Athletic Sciences LLC office via electronic communication (e-mail) at admin@sammillerscience.com.

By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that Oracle Athletic Sciences LLC makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this Podcast and the listener understands that like any topic or genre information may change over time and it is the listener’s responsibility to stay abreast of these changes as research and industry practices evolve.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 287 Ratings

A Podcast Designed to Bridge the Gap Between Macros, Metabolism, and Functional Medicine. Here we focus on translating complex concepts into leverage for your health, fitness, and nutrition goals with a special emphasis on content for coaches & health professionals.

Sam Miller is a best-selling author in the field of nutrition and metabolism has more than 15 years of experience as a health, fitness, and nutrition coach. His programs help coaches and health professionals improve their clients’ results. A popular online educator, podcast host, and mentor, he consistently offers simple, strategic methods for transformation and translates complex concepts into leverage for any health and fitness goal.

His workshops, classes, and specialization programs have served over 2,500 coaches worldwide. He has been a featured speaker for companies like LinkedIn and a content contributor for industry titans such as Barbell Shrugged, Muscle Intelligence, T-Nation, Elite FTS, Active Life Rx, and more. He is a certified nutritionist and licensed, board-certified health practitioner who holds a master’s degree from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Science from Elon University.

If you’re here welcome to the community! We share the goal of learning all of the things pertaining to health, nutrition, performance and physique optimization without being a d*ck about it. You will find that many of our episodes integrate concepts and coaching ideas from common nutrition/fitness industry practices as well as functional medicine, and alternative health.

DISCLAIMER:

*This Podcast is for entertainment and general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed.

The use of information on this podcast and the show notes or the reliance on the information provided is to be done at the user's own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is for educational purposes only.

Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise or nutrition program and users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have, and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that the entire contents and design of this Podcast, are the property of Oracle Athletic Sciences LLC, or used by Oracle Athletic Science LLC with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws.

Except as otherwise provided herein, users of this Podcast may save and use information contained in the Podcast only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this Podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Oracle Athletic Sciences LLC, which may be requested by contacting the Oracle Athletic Sciences LLC office via electronic communication (e-mail) at admin@sammillerscience.com.

By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that Oracle Athletic Sciences LLC makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this Podcast and the listener understands that like any topic or genre information may change over time and it is the listener’s responsibility to stay abreast of these changes as research and industry practices evolve.

    Hot Girl Pill Era: Deconstructing The Glamorization of SSRI Use, Side Effect Implications, Happiness Without The Pills, and More!

    Hot Girl Pill Era: Deconstructing The Glamorization of SSRI Use, Side Effect Implications, Happiness Without The Pills, and More!

    If you've been on Tiktok lately, you might have seen this trend known as "hot girl pills" or "silly girl pills". This trend is glamorizing the use of SSRI's and making it the "cool" thing to do and going so far as demeaning others who aren't taking them. In this episode, I want to breakdown some internal health implications of prolonged use and adaptations of these drugs, reasons for anxiety and depression, examining a 2023 meta-analysis on this topic, and more. Topics include:
     
    - The Hot Girl Pill Era
    - Happiness Without The Pills
    - Common vs Normal
    - Prolonged Side Effects of SSRI’s
    - Adaptations Of These Drugs
    - Reasons For Anxiety and Depression
    - Men’s Health
    - 2023 Meta-Analysis
    - The Short Term Easy Button
    - Please Share, Rate, and Review
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    [Free] Metabolism School 101: The Video Series
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    “This Podcast is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast and the show notes or the reliance on the information provided is to be done at the user's own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is for educational purposes only. Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program and users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that the entire contents and design of this Podcast, are the property of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, or used by Oracle Athletic Science LLC with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Except as otherwise provided herein, users of this Podcast may save and use information contained in the Podcast only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this Podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, which may be requested by contacting the Oracle Athletic Science LLC by email at team@sammillerscience.com. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that Oracle Athletic Science LLC makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this Podcast."

    • 20 min
    Does Dieting ALWAYS Suppress The Immune System?

    Does Dieting ALWAYS Suppress The Immune System?

    If you've dieted in the past and eventually fell ill at some point, there might be a correlation. In today's episode, we're going to take a look at 3 main considerations when it comes to the effects of dieting on the immune system along with how stress contributes as well. We'll also discuss some specific populations, my personal experience during my first bodybuilding show, and more. Topics include:
     
    - Dieting and the Immune System
    - FNMS Program
    - What You’ll Learn In This Episode
    - 3 Main Considerations
    - Stress and The Immune System
    - Pregnancy and Fetus Health
    - Obese Individual Example
    - My First Bodybuilding Show
    - The Middle Ground
    - The Big Dials
    - Recap
    - Metabolism School
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    https://youtube.com/@sammillerscience?si=s1jcR6Im4GDHbw_1
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    My Live Program for Coaches: The Functional Nutrition and Metabolism Specialization 
    www.metabolismschool.com
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    [Free] Metabolism School 101: The Video Series
    http://www.metabolismschool.com/metabolism-101
     
     
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    Grab a Copy of My New Book - Metabolism Made Simple
     
     
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    Stay Connected:
     
     
    Instagram: @sammillerscience
     
     
    Youtube: SamMillerScience
     
     
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    “This Podcast is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast and the show notes or the reliance on the information provided is to be done at the user's own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is for educational purposes only. Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program and users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that the entire contents and design of this Podcast, are the property of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, or used by Oracle Athletic Science LLC with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Except as otherwise provided herein, users of this Podcast may save and use information contained in the Podcast only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this Podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, which may be requested by contacting the Oracle Athletic Science LLC by email at team@sammillerscience.com. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that Oracle Athletic Science LLC makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this Podcast."

    • 23 min
    Exercise After A Poor Night’s Sleep: Push Through or Rest Day?

    Exercise After A Poor Night’s Sleep: Push Through or Rest Day?

    You're waking up to this podcast on a Monday morning (or whenever you decide to listen) after a less than ideal night's sleep but you told yourself you were going to exercise: should you push through it or take a rest day and try again tomorrow? I want to share with you some considerations when handling this circumstance including auditing your warmup sets, reducing training intensity, checking in on your SHREDS, and more. Topics include:
     
    - Everyone Gets A Poor Night’s Sleep Sometimes
    - Current Physiological State
    - Listening To Your Body After A Poor Night’s Sleep
    - Auditing Your Warmup Sets and Injury Risk
    - Reducing Training Intensity
    - My SHREDS Acronym
    - Epidemiological Study
    - Cancer Risk and Activity Levels
    - All Cause Mortality Risk
    - Please Share, Rate, and Review
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    My Live Program for Coaches: The Functional Nutrition and Metabolism Specialization 
    www.metabolismschool.com
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    [Free] Metabolism School 101: The Video Series
    http://www.metabolismschool.com/metabolism-101
     
     
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    Grab a Copy of My New Book - Metabolism Made Simple
     
     
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    Stay Connected:
     
     
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    Youtube: SamMillerScience
     
     
    Facebook: The Nutrition Coaching Collaborative Community
     
     
    TikTok: @sammillerscience
     
     
     
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    “This Podcast is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast and the show notes or the reliance on the information provided is to be done at the user's own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is for educational purposes only. Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program and users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that the entire contents and design of this Podcast, are the property of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, or used by Oracle Athletic Science LLC with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Except as otherwise provided herein, users of this Podcast may save and use information contained in the Podcast only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this Podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, which may be requested by contacting the Oracle Athletic Science LLC by email at team@sammillerscience.com. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that Oracle Athletic Science LLC makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this Podcast."

    • 21 min
    Muscle Matters: The Hidden Key to Longevity Unveiled

    Muscle Matters: The Hidden Key to Longevity Unveiled

    While having a good body composition and losing fat is important, is there be a more important facet to longevity? The answer is yes and that is building muscle. In today's episode, we'll go beyond weight loss when it comes to longevity and examine the connection between building lean muscle and resilience, muscle mass and morality, and examine a 2022 study looking at this very issue. Topics include:
     
    - Longevity Beyond Losing Fat
    - Building Lean Muscle and Resilience
    - Muscle Mass and Mortality
    - 2022 Study on 56,000 Individuals
    - BMI
    - Fat Loss In Perimenopause
    - More At Risk Being Under-Muscled
    - FNMS Program
    - Takeaways From This Episode
    - Please Share, Rate, and Review
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    My Live Program for Coaches: The Functional Nutrition and Metabolism Specialization 
    www.metabolismschool.com
    ----------
     
     
    [Free] Metabolism School 101: The Video Series
    http://www.metabolismschool.com/metabolism-101
     
     
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    Grab a Copy of My New Book - Metabolism Made Simple
     
     
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    Stay Connected:
     
     
    Instagram: @sammillerscience
     
     
    Youtube: SamMillerScience
     
     
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    “This Podcast is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast and the show notes or the reliance on the information provided is to be done at the user's own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is for educational purposes only. Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program and users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that the entire contents and design of this Podcast, are the property of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, or used by Oracle Athletic Science LLC with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Except as otherwise provided herein, users of this Podcast may save and use information contained in the Podcast only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this Podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, which may be requested by contacting the Oracle Athletic Science LLC by email at team@sammillerscience.com. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that Oracle Athletic Science LLC makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this Podcast."

    • 19 min
    Could Your Gut Health DIRECTLY Impact Your Gains In The Gym? New Research REVEALED

    Could Your Gut Health DIRECTLY Impact Your Gains In The Gym? New Research REVEALED

    Could your gut health be directly impacting your gains and progress in the gym? In today's episode, I'm going to share new research that answers this question with a resounding "yes". We'll discuss gut health and muscle function, a study around elite water polo players, results of the study and implications, and more. Topics include:
     
    - Gut Health and It’s Impact On Your Health
    - FNMS Program
    - Brief Preview
    - Gut Health and Muscle Function
    - Short Chain Fatty Acids
    - My Previous Gut Health Series
    - Probiotics and Gains
    - Elite Water Polo Player Population Study
    - FNMS Program
    - Metabolism Made Simple
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    https://youtube.com/@sammillerscience?si=s1jcR6Im4GDHbw_1
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    My Live Program for Coaches: The Functional Nutrition and Metabolism Specialization 
    www.metabolismschool.com
    ----------
     
     
    [Free] Metabolism School 101: The Video Series
    http://www.metabolismschool.com/metabolism-101
     
     
    ----------
     
     
    Grab a Copy of My New Book - Metabolism Made Simple
     
     
    ----------
     
    Stay Connected:
     
     
    Instagram: @sammillerscience
     
     
    Youtube: SamMillerScience
     
     
    Facebook: The Nutrition Coaching Collaborative Community
     
     
    TikTok: @sammillerscience
     
     
     
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    “This Podcast is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast and the show notes or the reliance on the information provided is to be done at the user's own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is for educational purposes only. Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program and users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that the entire contents and design of this Podcast, are the property of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, or used by Oracle Athletic Science LLC with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Except as otherwise provided herein, users of this Podcast may save and use information contained in the Podcast only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this Podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, which may be requested by contacting the Oracle Athletic Science LLC by email at team@sammillerscience.com. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that Oracle Athletic Science LLC makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this Podcast."

    • 18 min
    At Home Health Testing, Labs, and Biomarkers: The Value and Reliability of at Home Self-Testing Kits

    At Home Health Testing, Labs, and Biomarkers: The Value and Reliability of at Home Self-Testing Kits

    With the increased accessibility of at home testing kits become available, it's easy to understand the appeal and convenience but is it worth your money and how accurate are they? In today's episode, we'll take a look at some of the most popular tests on the market right now and share what to look out for, some overlooked tests many forget about, important lab markers to test for, and more. Topics include:
     
    - At Home Testing
    - Starting with Adrenal Testing
    - Getting Ripped Off By At Home Tests
    - FNMS Program
    - Important Lab Markers To Test For
    - Thyroid Hormone Testing
    - Bonus Functional Tests
    - DUTCH Test
    - Stool Testing
    - Remember The Game Operation?
    - Often Forgotten Panels and Tests
    - Please Share, Rate, and Review
    - My Youtube Channel
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    Subscribe to My New Youtube Channel: 
    https://youtube.com/@sammillerscience?si=s1jcR6Im4GDHbw_1
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    My Live Program for Coaches: The Functional Nutrition and Metabolism Specialization 
    www.metabolismschool.com
    ----------
     
     
    [Free] Metabolism School 101: The Video Series
    http://www.metabolismschool.com/metabolism-101
     
     
    ----------
     
     
    Grab a Copy of My New Book - Metabolism Made Simple
     
     
    ----------
     
    Stay Connected:
     
     
    Instagram: @sammillerscience
     
     
    Youtube: SamMillerScience
     
     
    Facebook: The Nutrition Coaching Collaborative Community
     
     
    TikTok: @sammillerscience
     
     
     
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    “This Podcast is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast and the show notes or the reliance on the information provided is to be done at the user's own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and is for educational purposes only. Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program and users should not disregard, or delay in obtaining, medical advice for any medical condition they may have and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that the entire contents and design of this Podcast, are the property of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, or used by Oracle Athletic Science LLC with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Except as otherwise provided herein, users of this Podcast may save and use information contained in the Podcast only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including, without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this Podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Oracle Athletic Science LLC, which may be requested by contacting the Oracle Athletic Science LLC by email at team@sammillerscience.com. By accessing this Podcast, the listener acknowledges that Oracle Athletic Science LLC makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this Podcast."

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
287 Ratings

287 Ratings

KrystenaM ,

Extremely Credible

If I need any information regarding anything in the healthy industry, Sam Miller Science is my go to. He is the most credible source I’ve come across who does not fluff information or make it difficult to digest.

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Very informative

Just found this podcast and I love it. Very informative clear information.

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One of my favorite podcasts

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