Month: February 2019

Is Cracking & Popping Your Joints a Bad Thing? w/Dr. Jordan Shallow

We’ve all heard the old tale about cracking your knuckles and arthritis, but what about your neck, back and all the other parts of you that crack and pop? Is there actually a connection to arthritis? Why do chiropractors and other manual practitioners pop or “adjust” your back or neck? What about shoulders, hips, and…

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Muscle Fiber Types: How Much Does Your Mix Matter & Can You Change It? w/Dr. Andy Galpin

We follow up the episode “Can You Teach Speed?” with a deeper dive into muscle fiber types that we touched on in that episode:  What’s the difference between fast twitch and slow twitch fibers? Does the mix of fibers tend to affect performance? Aesthetics? Is changing your mix of fiber types possible, and if so,…

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Can You Teach Speed? w/Jacob Ross

Episode 11 Notes: Our good friend, Jacob Ross returns as our expert to answer this question. Can you teach speed? Specifically, speed for sports? As we talked through the question, we of course came up with even more thoughts: Is it purely genetics? Are there muscle fiber type differences between men and women? Can strength…

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Is Intermittent fasting/time-restricted eating some kind of magic? w/ Dr. Andy Galpin

Or is it just skipping breakfast? Episode 10 Notes: True to the premise of this show, we don’t do any specific prep before we talk about the question at hand. This time, it bit us in the ass a bit. We had seen the new paper on “intermittent dieting” co-authored by previous guests Eric Helms,…

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