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Q&A 419: A New Way To “Spot Reduce” Fat, Are Plant Anti-Nutrients Really That Bad, The Dark Side Of Daylight Saving Time & Much More.

Ben Greenfield Fitness

Release Date: 10/29/2020

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  • Very good read for those of you concerned about so-called “anti-nutrients” in food...5:45

 

  • Be Careful How You Prepare Your Food: Advanced Glycation End Products Shorten Lifespan! Read about it...22:45

 

 

  • Spot reduction (AKA “regional fat loss”) appears possible - if you combined explosive resistance training for your “fat” muscle group followed by aerobic endurance training (e.g. jump squats + cycling) Read about it here...32:10

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Listener Q&A:

Breathing through the nose vs. through the mouth...48:10

Thomas from Copenhagen, Denmark asks: Many breathing experts, including James Nestor that appeared on your show, advise to exhale through the nose. However, you and your recent writing and other breathing experts advise to exhale through the mouth. Can you please dive into that difference, please?

 

 

 

 

 

Simple Detox Tips...1:00:15

Scott asks: I'm an auto technician at a dealership here in Massachusetts. I am routinely exposed to a number of toxins, including, but not limited to, brake dust, cleaning chemicals, carbon monoxide, and more recently, hydrocarbons in the form of gasoline due to a fuel pump recall. I have an N 99 carbon filter mask. I get fresh air whenever possible, and I workout regularly. I've been on point with nutrition. I'm willing to invest in the sauna at some point, but in the meantime, I'd like to know the best way to detoxify from these daily toxins, other than finding a new career.

 

 

 

 

 

Blood flow during sauna sessions...1:06:50

Sheldon asks: I just recently listened to your podcast with bodybuilder Milos Sarcev. He mentioned that he takes his essential amino acids, creatine dextrose, pre and during workout to gain muscle mass because of the increased blood flow to the muscles during a workout. My question is, do you get the same benefit by doing the same thing, pre and during a sauna sessions with the increased blood flow?