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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.

Timestamps:

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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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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Podcast: Luis Villasenor on BreakNutrition.com

On this podcast, Raphi Sirt of BreakNutrition.com talks with Luis Villasenor -founder of Ketogains- about how physiology affects food habits (and vice versa), fasting, carnivore diets, high vs low-carb/keto for bodybuilding, exogenous ketones, how insulin sensitivity possibly affects BAT vs WAT fat depots…and lots more.

Some of the topics we discussed:

How was Ketogains Started The difference between a classical ketogenic diet to treat epilepsy vs a ketogenic diet for optimal fat loss Luis explains that Ketogains gives more importance to body recomposition (body fat % and lean muscle mass) rather than weight-loss per se. Raphael asks Luis if…
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Podcast: Luis Villasenor on MyDNACoach.com

On this podcast, Johnny Deacon of MyDNAcoach.com  interviews Luis on the basics of a well formulated Ketogenic Diet, as well as some of the current myths and misconceptions around it.

 

“Regarded as one of the worlds top experts in Ketogenic Dieting within the evidence first community, his balanced and refreshing practices with Keto was incredible. –
This episode is absolutely a 101 to Ketogenic Dieting. We go deep on no nonsense advice and the intelligent way to transition to a Keto outlining a specific system for transition whilst guiding you through common challenges and misconceptions, one of which…
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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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psychology of dieting with Adam Ali, picture of him with Luis Villaseñor

Psychology of Dieting: Adam Ali of Physiqonomics

Dieting and Psychology, Luis interviews his bro Adam Ali of Physiqonomics on all things related. you can’t miss it as we go through his great view on how to do a great diet and his experience with keto dieting. 

Adam Ali has been around the industry for a long time. He is one of those great minds respected by all of us; no surprises there!

if you’ve never heard his ideas this is your chance to learn a lot about how to have success with dieting.

How to set up your diet for success or failure. The…
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picture referencing protein over-consumption with a lot of different meats like chicken, beef, etc

Protein Over-consumption in Ketogenic Diets Explained

Protein over-consumption is one of the main issues discussed at the Ketogains Group everyday. People are always reading, hearing and/or misunderstanding that eating protein will cause gluconeogenesis and kick you out of ketosis. Tyler Cartwright splendidly refuted the claim that protein supply activates GNG in this post, I recommend you check it out.

 

 

So, if protein consumption doesn’t massively increase gluconeogenesis, then two questions remain:

Why doesn’t ketogains recommend you eat tons of protein? Why does protein over-consumption lower ketones? Ketogains Protein Recommendation

 

Of these questions, the first is easier to answer….
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