Listen to Kris Gethin share about what he does to transform clients in 12 weeks:
His weight problem and back pain that led him into bodybuilding
How he became affiliated with Bodybuilding.com
Why he focuses on motivation over information
Which is more important: exercise or diet?
The four pillars of power he advocates
Why radical accountability forever is so important to success
His FLOW chart concept for reaching your fitness goals
How you can be prepared for the obstacles that will come
Examples of the success stories he includes in his book
The “pay it forward” mentality that kicks in with success
Whether cardio exercise is an important fitness activity and why
Why quality workouts are more important than quantity
What he thinks about intermittent fasting
The make-up of the diet he is recommending to clients
Whether someone can choose a plan with more fat and less carbs
Why people have such a hard time keeping the success once they reach it
The exercise illustrations he put in the back of Body By Design
In the second interview, we’ll hear from Lew Bender who is the CEO of a genetic testing company called Interleukin Genetics whose test is available from Inherent Health which uses DNA to figure out which diet and exercise plan is right for the individual. It’s an intriguing concept since so many of us who found low-carb were frustrated by the failure of the monolithic low-fat, low-calorie nutritional plans. But what happened when I took this test to see what it said would be the right diet and exercise plan for me? Hmmmm…tune in to find out!
Listen to Lew Bender share more about his unique diet genetics test:
How he became interested in the subject of diet genetics
The low-carb connection with Interleukin Genetics
Why finding the right diet for you is the key to being successful
Whether diet genetics is the missing element in diet comparison studies
The other collaborations they are doing with researchers using their technology
What the process is like when you receive your kit and mail it in
How they determine the right diet and exercise plan from the DNA sample
The three diet and two exercise categories they put people into
Whether it’s possible to reprogram the genes you’ve been given
What the science says about DNA testing for customized diet and exercise plans
If there’s been anyone who has gotten tested and the results were wrong
His concerns about someone trying to follow a very low-fat or low-carb diet
How his company tries to help people comply with their specific diet plan
The statistical difference between fat trimmers vs. carbohydrate cutters
What you get from the report showing you the results of your test
A personal consultation with a genetics expert to answer any questions you have
Whether he is marketing this test to physicians and what they think about it
How someone can get this diet genetics testing done for themselves
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Coming up on Thursday, I’ve got an unexpected treat to share with you. As you know, an interview with Gary Taubes aired on The Dr. Oz Show last week that put low-carb living in an unfavorable light. Dr. Oz used his bully pulpit and creative editing to try to put Gary in an unenviable position of explaining why he advocates for cutting carbohydrate consumption while increasing fat, especially saturated fat, intake for the sake of health. He shared with me that much of what he said had been cut out of the final version that aired and that he wishes there was a way he could set the record straight about what happened. I’m giving Gary that opportunity at the beginning of Thursday’s podcast so you can hear directly from the horse’s mouth exactly what happened, the mood of the audience, why he refused to take the cholesterol test on air, and so much more! If you were miffed about how that show made low-carb look, then you will DEFINITELY want to listen to this exclusive follow-up interview. Then we’ll have my scheduled interview with Ben Hewitt about his fascinating book The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food detailing the story of how real food saved the small town of Hardwick, Vermont. This is one podcast you will NOT want to miss!
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