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Episode 36: Building Muscle And...Losing Body Fat, Liberating Carbs, Fasting & Aging

podcast Jul 17, 2020

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In this episode, Rachel talks Body Recomposition, building muscle as you age, fasting, and more!


Todays Questions:

  • Should I aim to lose body fat before gaining muscle, or do both at once?
  • How can I build muscle after 60?
  • Do you need to liberate carbs more to build muscle?
  • How can I deal with training (lifts specifically) and intermittent fasting?
  • How often do you recommend fasting?

Top Takeaways:

  • Protein, Protein, Protein
  • No matter the age, it’s best to start your proper habits now
  • Body recomposition often includes multiple stages
  • The Leucine Threshold

Show Notes:




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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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