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401: Should You Eat Carbs In the Morning Or The Evening, Tips To Increase Power & Speed, Should You Take Rapamycin, The Latest On Genetic Testing & Much More!

Ben Greenfield Fitness

Release Date: 08/10/2019

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Q&A Episode 401

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Listener Q&A

Can Genetic Testing Tell You How To Exercise & Eat?...27:40

Kathleen asks: Have you heard of a company called ID Life? It does genetic testing to determine how you should exercise and what you should eat. It's relatively new technology so I want to know whether or not it's legit.

Tips To Increase Your Power & Speed...39:30

James asks: I'm a 35 year old basketball player. I play once or twice a week and I'm trying to increase my vertical jump and lateral quickness. I'm interested in what type of exercises or rep ranges you'd recommend in order to do that.

Should You Eat Carbs In The Morning Or The Evening?...51:45

Charlie asks: I'm a competitive distance runner and I typically train in a fasted state first thing in the morning. I consume a post-workout meal usually within 30 minutes of finishing my run, which is in line with what you've recommended in the past. But I think I may depart from your advice just a bit by including carbs in my morning meal. I've experimented with putting off carb consumption until the evening, and my energy levels throughout the day haven't been to my satisfaction. While my main focus is performance, I was hoping to hear your thoughts on what tradeoffs from a health and longevity standpoint I might be facing by introducing carbs early in the day. Do you have any thoughts on how I might modify my routine?

In my response, I recommend: -Kion Lean

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