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Episode 133: Determining Energy Output, Structuring Lifting & Running Sessions, Bloat Throughout The Day, and Alternate Day Fasting Insights

podcast Oct 01, 2021

In this episode, Rachel chats about ways to determine your TDEE, the most controllable variable of TDEE, signs, and symptoms of when it might be time to pivot training and nutrition protocols, how to get the most out of resistance training and running, and more!

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“If at least 80% of your day is made up of whole foods that have either had a face at some point or grown from the earth at some point, then you're probably doing pretty well.”

Today’s Questions:

  • What is the best way to determine energy spent? (energy expenditure)
  • Alternate Day Fasting with daily heavy workouts makes me feel less efficient. What should I do?
  • Why does my body change drastically throughout the day? Is it water weight?
  • My son needs to run for his psyche but wants to build muscle and resistance train. How should he go about mixing the two?

Top Takeaways:

  • These 4 components combined are what make up your TDEE or total daily energy expenditure
  • Tips on how to decrease bloat throughout the day 
  • How to structure your days to get the benefits of both resistance training and running

Show Notes:

  • [0:00] Welcome back to MetFlex and Chill! Today is a Q&A solo episode taking on questions from IG
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  • [1:00] Question: What is the best way to determine energy spent? (energy expenditure)
  • [1:30] What is TDEE: Total Daily Energy Expenditure 
  • [11:30] “If at least 80% of your day is made up of whole foods that have either had a face at some point or grown from the earth at some point, then you're probably doing pretty well.”
  • [13:30] This simple tweak to your day can make a HUGE difference!
  • [16:00] TDEEcalculator.net 
  • [18:30] Episode 46: How To Find Maintenance Caloric Intake, Fast vs. Slow Fat Loss, Accuracy of Tracking Devices, and More!
  • [19:30] Question: Alternate-day fasting with daily heavy workouts makes me feel less efficient. What should I do?
  • [21:30] “You're going to hinder your performance and your recovery if you don't have any fuel coming in.”
  • [23:30] Question: Why does my body change drastically throughout the day? Is it water weight?
  • [24:30] Episode 52: Most Common Causes of Bloating, Intermittent Fasting vs. Time Restricted Feeding, and Training While Fasted
  • [25:30] Question: My son needs to run for his psyche but wants to build muscle and resistance train. How should he go about mixing the two?
  • [29:30] Thanks for listening to another solo Q&A episode.  If you know anyone that could benefit from MetFlex and Chill please share it out on your social media and tag Rachel @rachelgregory.cns or head over to iTunes and leave a review to help grow the show!  

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Rachel Gregory (@rachelgregory.cns) is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Author of the best-selling book, 21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge. She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami.

Rachel helps her clients transform their lives by starting with the physical (body), realizing the power of the mental (mindset), and ultimately gaining massive confidence that bleeds into every aspect of their lives (family, relationships, work, etc.).

    

 

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