Metabolic Flexibility, VO2 Max For Longevity, Keto vs Carbs For Performance, and Heart Rate Variability with Dr. Mike T Nelson
In This Episode:
[00:11] Learn about Dr. Mike T. Nelson’s background and how he started in health and longevity.
[04:09] How does he define metabolic flexibility and what are the benefits?
[06:55] Is there a right and wrong way to implement metabolic flexibility?
[10:22] How the VO2 Max test should be used when determining your approach.
[13:04] Learn more about one way of testing VO2 Max and what to measure.
[16:56] What advice does he have for those people who aren’t good at using fat as fuel?
[20:24] If you don’t have equipment to determine your VO2 Max you can instead do this.
[22:19] His thoughts on strength training versus cardio.
[24:48] The hallmarks that they look for with regard to longevity.
[27:19] Dr. Mike shares his thoughts on chronic cardio and what makes sense for people to do.
[32:26] Is high intensity training better for your VO2 Max?
[35:02] Learn more about heart rate variability and why it’s important.
[40:34] The pros and cons of using the Oura Ring.
[43:50] Why is physiologic flexibility important and how can we recover more quickly?
[46:34] Learn about the five homeostatic regulators and why they impact recovery.
[49:29] How to pair your parasympathetic regulars with the appropriate stimuli.
[51:40] Does he have a preferred contraption for ice baths?
[55:09] Connect with Dr. Mike
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