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Primal Example Podcast

When it comes to health and wellness, there is no shortage of misinformation on the internet. The Primal Example podcast, hosted by lifestyle modification expert Joe Condora, delivers evidence-based nutrition and wellness information in an easily digestible fashion. Featuring interviews from some of the top experts in the health and wellness field, expect to walk away with actionable tips after each episode that you can easily implement in your life. Whether you are interested in paleo, keto, vegan, yoga, functional medicine, carnivore, or any other dietary modality, The Primal Example Podcast has something for you.
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Now displaying: April, 2017
Apr 19, 2017

In episode 31 of The Primal Example Podcast, Luis Villasenor of Ketogains and the PEP duo get to the bottom of what it really means to be ketogenic, or to burn ketones instead of glucose for energy.  How does bodybuilding while keto work? How do stress and alcohol affect ketosis? Should you measure your blood ketones, and who should try intermittent fasting?  Find out about making gains, carbs vs net carbs and common misconceptions about how much protein you really need all while being in ketosis.

Topics Discussed (time stamps based on video, not audio):

  • 00:25 - Intro (Luis' background and the background of his company Ketogains)
  • 05:25 - Should you exercise when beginning a ketogenic diet?
  • 07:45 - Do you need to eat often to build muscle?
  • 10:20 - Intermittent fasting - should women fast?
  • 17:35 - Should you eat pre/post workout meals?
  • 24:00 - Ketogenic diets for bodybuilders vs. ketogenic diets for sedentary people
  • 26:00 - How does stress affect ketosis and weight loss?
  • 30:00 - How does alcohol affect ketosis?
  • 40:00 - How to make sure all of your MICRONUTRIENTS are met while following a ketogenic diet
  • 44:30 - Should you take any specific supplements while following a ketogenic diet?
  • 55:00 - Luis' 3 most important tips for building muscle on ketosis
  • 1:02:00 - Outro

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Enjoy :)

Apr 4, 2017

The fast-paced way of modern living isn't conducive to being healthy. One of the major obstacles that people face when attempting to transition into a healthier way of life is a lack of time. What if there were small changes that you can make to your daily rituals that would provide big health returns?

In this episode, Joe and Amber share 5 small, clinically effective changes that you can make that will pay major dividends in the health department.

Topics Discussed Include:

  • Why advice to "eat less and exercise more" is bad advice for weight loss
  • Why most of us should avoid a carbohydrate heavy breakfast
  • How to avoid the dreaded mid-day crash (energy swings and constant hunger)
  • Why the world's major thought leaders choose to exercise in the morning
  • How to reset your circadian clock with exercise in the morning
  • The relationship between your circadian clock and your hormones
  • Why you need to do at least 1 thing you love every day
  • Strategies to reduce stress (adult coloring, bath rituals, essential oils, grounding and more)
  • How to upgrade your carb game
  • Why eliminating all grains from your diet may not be the most sustainable approach
  • If you are going to eat bread, what type of bread should you eat?
  • Acellular vs. Cellular carbohydrates (which should you eat and which should you avoid?)
  • Why you should turn the TV off when you sleep STARTING NOW
  • The effect of blue light on your circadian clock
  • Poor sleep results in same poor academic test results as binge drinking?
  • Melatonin being a powerful antioxidant like hormone that protects against cancer
  • Day time sunlight and exercise increase night time melatonin production

Enjoy the show!

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