Category Archives for "Fat Metabolism"

Article - The Norwegian Method: A Dive into Lactate-Based Training and OFM

The Norwegian Method: A Dive into Lactate-Based Training and OFM

Recently, there was an article on a recent Kerfuffle in Triathlon between IronMan GOAT, Mark Allen, and former ITU World Champion, Tim Don, over a training modality called “The Norwegian Method”.  I had a deeper look into this methodology as well as the ongoing debate between Mark Allen and Tim Don regarding training and recovery, […]

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Human Optimization: Real World Case Study

Human Optimization: Real World Case Study

This enlightening podcast discussion with Jesse yields some key insights into performance level fat adaptation; stable energy, seamlessly fasting between meals and the ability to perform at a high level in every aspect of Life on a daily basis. The Highs and Lows of SugarMost everyone is familiar with  the sugar-rush carbs and sugar provide. You […]

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Article - Unpacking Protein's Role in Your Digestion and Fat Metabolism

Unpacking Protein’s Role in Your Digestion and Fat Metabolism

When it comes to optimizing your fat metabolism, the focus often shifts between carbs and fats, while the influence of protein can be overlooked.   The Importance of ProteinIn the OFM protocol, whole food sources of protein are the primary nutritional focus. Foods like whole eggs, fresh cuts of meat, and seafood are recommended for their superior […]

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The Athletic Edge: Optimized Fat Metabolism versus Keto & HFLC

In this engaging podcast clip with Jeff Browning, we discuss the numerous benefits of adopting an Optimized Fat Metabolism (OFM) lifestyle. OFM not only aids in maintaining consistent energy levels and weight management, but also promotes cognitive clarity and longevity..Why Just Eating Fat Will Not Make You a Fat BurnerWhen people first come across OFM, […]

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Understanding the difference between Keto and Optimal Fat Metabolism

Understanding the difference between Keto and Optimal Fat Metabolism

In this podcast discussion with Peter Defty and Tony Konvalin, Tony and Peter talk about their experiences of carbohydrate restriction, higher but not high fat dietary macros, strategic use of carbs and how all this translates to becoming optimally metabolically efficient/flexible by becoming a higher level fat burner. This conversation goes ‘Beyond Keto’.OFM (Optimized Fat […]

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Untangling these 4 Endurance Fueling ‘Insights’

In late November 2022, Outside online published this article, “4 Surprising New Insights on Fueling for Endurance Sports” as part of Alex Hutchinson’s Sweat Science Column. I wanted to do a review of this article, because it’s important that you are fully informed. MisquotationBecause I’ve gone down the rabbit holes of fat adaptation and, thus, have […]

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