Author Archive: darthluiggi

International Speaker, Personal Trainer, Ketogains founder. Luis is regarded as one of the most experienced and knowledgeable persons on Low-Carb / Ketogenic dieting, and is the “go to guy” when applying a Low-Carb diet for Bodybuilding and Strength Training by well-known and respected insiders, leaders, influencers of the low carb/paleo and general fitness community.

Study: “Fasted cardio does not result in higher fat oxidation rates vs pre-workout protein consumption”

People always get angry at me when I suggest to NOT train fasted, as really there are no benefits for fat loss and it can even be counterproductive towards muscle gain.

I’ve suggested for years to our clients having the Ketogains Pre-Workout Coffee as a great way to “break your fast” and then train afterwards.

Some whey protein (25-30g), coffee, MCT or coconut oil, creatine, a pinch of himalayan salt, and in some cases a bit of glucose make for an awesome and energizing pre-workout that will give you both energy and the protein needed to build and recover.

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Podcast: Luis Villasenor on the Keto Answers Podcast

BUILDING MUSCLE ON  KETO AND WHY CARBS AREN’T MANDATORY WHEN YOU’RE FAT-ADAPTED

 

Dr. Anthony Gustin, of the Keto Answers Podcast, recently interviewed Luis Villaseñor.

If you’ve ever dabbled in strength training, you’ve probably heard it’s extremely important to eat carbs before and after your training session so you have enough energy to power through your workout and avoid losing mass. That’s true, at least for anyone on a carb-based diet.

However, there are people like Luis Villasenor, who has been doing strength training ON KETO for 18 years without relying on carbs.

Turns out, the rules of muscle…
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Podcast: Luis Villasenor on BioHackers Lab Podcast

I was recently interviewed by Gary Kirwan, of BioHackers Lab.

In this interview, we talk about how to formulate our diet and our fitness regime to meet specific health goals in an optimal way.

If you know someone who is interested in the best ways to strength train and build muscle on a ketogenic diet, this interview is for them.

 

To hear the whole interview, click HERE!

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Podcast: Luis Villasenor on Pain Free & Strong Radio

Dr Tyna Moore specializes in the application of natural pain solutions and regenerative injection therapies to treat all varieties of musculoskeletal conditions. As both a board-certified Naturopathic and Chiropractic physician, she brings a unique perspective and expertise to the diagnosis and treatment of pain and orthopedic conditions.

She also hosts the Pain Free & Strong Podcast, where she interviewed Luis Villasenor on various topics regarding Ketosis, Fasting, Strength Training, and common pitfalls when applying a Ketogenic Diet, especially for women.

To hear the whole interview, click HERE!

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Podcast: Luis Villasenor on Body Mind Empowerment with Siim Land

What happens if you eat the ketogenic diet for 18 years?

 

Maybe you become a jacked and strong Power-builder who lifts weights, builds muscle, and inspires people to become more fit with keto.

Siim Land, of the Body Mind Empowerment Podcast, interviews Luis Villasenor aka Darthluiggi, one of the living legends of the ketogenic diet. He’s been doing keto for over 18 years consistently and has built an amazing physique with it. He’s also the founder of the popular Ketogains subreddit, Facebook group, and business that brings together people eating the keto way.

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What got Luis into ketosis…
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Podcast: Luis Villasenor on Straight-Up Wellness

On this podcast, Kate Jaramillo of Straigth-Up Wellness interviews Luis Villasenor -founder of Ketogains- about various nutrition myths and they talk about what really matters for getting results with your body…

Why the goal of simply “losing weight” is ineffective for long-term health What it means to recomposition the body How to determine your optimal body composition Mindset shifts to be successful in achieving your health and fitness goals Do ketone levels matter?

To hear the whole interview, click HERE!

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Luis Villasenor of Ketogains on KETO f(x)

Keto f(x)™: Everything you ever wanted to know about the ketogenic diet! Doctors, scientists, and elite trainers reveal how to apply the science of the ketogenic diet to boost brain health, improve athletic performance, and optimize overall wellness.

 

Hello guys; Luis Villasenor here.

I’m speaking at Keto f(x)™ this upcoming Wednesday, February 7 of 2018.

My session is “A ketogenic approach towards body composition & muscle building” and I will cover how to implement keto to burn fat & build muscle.

 

Keto f(x)™ is hosted by Keith Norris, co-founder of Paleo f(x)™, and biohacker with a passion for…
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Ketogains En Español: El Libro de Cocina Cetogénica de Vanguardia

Les tenemos una excelente noticia!

Ya por fin, pueden encontrar el mejor libro que representa a la filosofía de Ketogains (alimentos magros, no procesados, nutricionalmente densos y bajos en carbohidratos) reflejados en un libro que inculca las bases con deliciosas recetas culinarias: El libro de cocina cetogénica de vanguardia.

Avalado por Luis Villaseñor; nuestros amigos de Primal Edge Health; Tristan y Jessica Haggard, han elaborado este recetario con las mejores y mas saludables recetas que te ayudarán a seguir este estilo de vida.

 

Para obtener este libro, da click aquí:

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Podcast: Luis Villasenor and Tyler Cartwright on Low Carb Conversations

On this podcast, Luis and Tyler chat with Leah Williamson and special guest co-host Marty Kendall on the topics of adequate protein ingestion, fasting, and more.

Also, Leah and Marty announce they are currently doing the January session of the  Ketogains Bootcamp a try! Leah, Marty, Luis and Tyler chat about what is involved in the Ketogains Bootcamp. An amazing 637 people have done the Ketogains beginner and novice Bootcamps and have lost a total of 10,000 kg or 22,000 pounds. This is an average of 16 kg or 35 lb per person. However. the big question asked is will…
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