Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

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INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

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AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

Ben-Greenfield-Fitness

Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

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INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

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INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

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INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

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879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

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INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

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INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

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AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

Ben-Greenfield-Fitness

Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

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INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

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INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

Category Archives: Fitness

879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

100% GRASS-FED/FINISHED BEEF JERKY

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SIGN UP FOR DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER’S FREE NEWSLETTER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 879
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

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THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

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INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

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879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Low-carb Paleo beef jerky from Primal Pacs
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dr. David Perlmutter’s FREE newsletter, videos, and high-quality supplements
Mike Sheridan bio
Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.
The Blog Of Mike Sheridan
EatMeatAndStopJogging.com
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Facebook

827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

LEANER LIVING’S GLYCOSOLVE & VITAMIN K2/D3

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 827
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Leaner Living’s Glycosolve and Vitamin K2/D3 (Use 10% Off Coupon Code: THANK YOU)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
The Paleo Transition
Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

THE FAT THAT MAKES YOU SKINNY AND GIVES YOU ENERGY

Get $5 Off With Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 826
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
“Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
“Dietitian Cassie” website
“Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
Cassie on Facebook
Cassie on Twitter
Cassie on Instagram
Cassie on Pinterest
Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
Michelle on Facebook
Michelle on Twitter
Michelle on Instagram
Michelle on Pinterest
– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
– Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
– Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
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“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

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879: Mike Sheridan Bucking The Common Wisdom On Diet And Fitness

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Nutrition and personal fitness training expert Mike Sheridan is our interview guest today in Episode 879 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In this day and age of instant information at your fingertips with the click of a mouse searching the Internet on virtually any topic you want to learn more about, it can be a bit daunting trying to sift through it all to know what to believe about any given subject. The challenge in the world of diet, fitness, and health is the fact that there are so many cultural norms that people simply believe at face value that have never been proven by any research–and yet people buy into them hook, line, and sinker. This doesn’t sit well with a nutrition and fitness expert named Mike Sheridan who believes the public deserves to hear the truth about what we REALLY know about nutrition rather than the propaganda that has been put out there in the mainstream of our culture regarding this subject. He does this regularly through his Huffington Post columns. Additionally, he’s written a couple of books that take on the common wisdom on diet and fitness and turn them on their head with Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick and Live It, NOT Diet!: Forget Cardio. Forget Calories.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Mike have an in-depth conversation about how he learned about low-carb as a high school football player, why elite athletes are starting to embrace low-carb and ketogenic diets, how the parents of young student athletes are the major roadblock in making low-carb, high-fat nutritional changes, the challenge he faces trying to buck the trend of the right diet for athletics, the role of saturated fat in the diet in keeping us sated and free from cravings, what it will take to bring about cultural change regarding nutrition, the obsession about calories and fat in our health culture, why carbohydrates really aren’t necessary for human health, the nonsensical nature of the calories in/calories out message, how people are causing more harm than good engaging in cardio exercise, his passion for helping people realize how easy it is to get and stay fit, why he believes conventional wisdom has people “overworked and underfed,” and his driving philosophy to enjoy what he is doing so that it never feels like work. You’ll get to hear all of this and a whole lot more in today’s fun and encouraging interview!

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Eat Meat And Stop Jogging: ‘Common’ Advice On How To Get Fit Is Keeping You Fat And Making You Sick
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827: Terry Shanahan Shares Real Food Paleo Principles With Professional Athletes

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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from “The Shanahan Plan” who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he’s using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It’s called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry’s work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner’s where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

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826: Ben Greenfield Helps Athletes Of All Types Go ‘Beyond Training’

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Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular “Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the “weekend warrior” athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He’s now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn’t include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

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– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

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Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
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– Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
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796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
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Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
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Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
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Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
Ben on Twitter
Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
Brock on Twitter
“The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

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