Tag Archive: Keto

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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Robb Wolf presents The Keto Masterlclass

“The Keto Masterclass”

 

As part of the Ketogains community you know how powerful keto can be. 

You’ve seen the pictures on #TransformationTuesday and #FlexFriday

You know that keto could be a perfect solution for you whether you’re looking to lose excess fat or improve your health, and even gain muscle.

But if you’re relatively new to keto, or just starting out, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with all the information…

Which is why Robb created the Keto Masterclass — a course covering everything you need to know to do keto the right way, step by step.


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Ignorance Is But A Choice

I want to share this quote here, especially with the influx of new people who have just recently joined the various online groups we manage:

“In the age of information, ignorance is a choice” – Donnie Miller

One of the main reasons that got me into nutrition and fitness in the first place, and eventually led me to found Ketogains, was to learn to differentiate between sound, science based nutrition, and “old wives tales” or classic bro’science.

Everybody has seen the recent influx of a number of self called “Keto Trainers” or “Ketogenic Coaches” as well as…
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Is Keto Dangerous While Pregnant, Breastfeeding, or for Children?

A question I’ve come across seemingly increasingly in the past few months, is a variation of, is it safe for kids to eat keto, including women during pregnancy and breastfeeding? This is where a simple disambiguation between a well and poorly formulated diet should end the discussion but let’s dig a little bit deeper into the concerns themselves, studies on children, the validity thereof, what a good diet is and context.

 

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micronutrients density compared to space density in a hubble milky way picture

Micronutrients Made Simple

There are a number of reasons that you may not be performing optimally – you may not be eating sufficient amounts of calories (be they protein, fat, or carbohydrate) for performance and recovery, you may not be getting adequate rest, you could be under a great deal of stress; it’s also possible that all three of those examples are just fine, but your diet is garbage and you forgot about micronutrients.

 

One of my criticisms of the IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) movement (at least what it “became,” perhaps not what it was intended to be)…
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The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance by Jeff S Volek and Stephen D. Phinney – a Summary

The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance by  Doctors Jeff S. Volek and Stephen D. Phinney should be a must read for everyone interested in doing keto for athletic performance.

So here it is, a summary with the finer points of the book. I encourage you to go and buy the book, which is a great resource of factual information to help you along your ketogenic journey.

Use this summary as a guide, as it goes hand in hand…
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