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OptimizeMe Nutrition


Quick Bites, #11

5 listener questions:
1) How much protein can be from protein products versus whole foods?
2) Can a coach motivate and inspire change?
3) Protein requirements for injury or surgery
4) Does the 800g number change if you are petite?
5) Non-diet ways to improve sleep

on Personalized Nutrition and DNA Tests

Should we be tailoring our nutrition based on what a DNA test says? We’re talking about the limitations of DNA testing, the difference between individuals and the general population, the potential of technology, and more.

on Offering Nutrition in Your CrossFit Gym

If you own a gym, should you be offering a nutrition service? We’re talking about why nutrition is uniquely difficult compared to fitness, focusing on the “doing” and not the science, events, one-on-ones, on-boarding, and more.

on the Supposed Benefits of Fasting

What does the research say about fasting to control weight, improve fitness, and increase performance? We’re talking about the standard fasting protocols and why controlling for the actual quantity of nutrients continues to be my go-to recommendation.