Quick Bites, #12

5 listener questions with ~5 min answers.
1) Counting protein in Lazy Macros®; 2) Eating for where you are versus your goals; 3) Hydration; 4) Teenage protein intake; and 5) What if you don’t like fruits and veggies?

on Nutrient Timing for Performance and Mass

Does fueling inside the anabolic window make a difference? To answer that, I’m highlighting the distinction between timing and quantity, research around carbs and protein intake for non-endurance training, and more.

on How to Fuel Performance

What is bioenergetics, and how does it affect our performance in and out of the gym? To answer, we’re talking about carb and protein timing, how macronutrients interplay with the three metabolic pathways, and more.

on the Supposed Benefits of Fasting

What does the research say about fasting to control weight, improve fitness, and increase performance? We’re talking about the standard fasting protocols and why controlling for the actual quantity of nutrients continues to be my go-to recommendation.