Dr. Mike T. Nelson – Simplifying The Science of Training and Nutrition

Episode 187

Ketogenic Dieting? Fasted Cardio? Metabolic Flexibility? Stress? What does the science say for all these hot topics? Well, I today I brought the one and only Dr. Mike T. Nelson on the show to provide us with some answers. Mike is one of the smartest people I’ve had the pleasure of knowing over the years and it’s an honor to get him on the podcast – get a notepad for this one!

You can find more about Dr. Mike and what he does with his company “Extreme Human Performance”, at http://miketnelson.com/


– (3:09) 1. Mike’s “Story”

– (7:54) 2. Mike Working With Athletes

– (10:10) 3. How Does Mike Go about “Fixing” His Clients (Metabolic Repairing)

– (15:51) 4. Mikes Philosophy Behind Programing Training

– (21:23) Does fatigue go hand in hand with the central nervous system?

– (24:19) What HRV is, how Mike is tracking it with his clients, and how HRV determines how Mike programs.

– (44:50) If Mike Doesn’t Track HRV, how does he split his training programs up?

– (47:20) Is Mike a Fan of Fasted Cardio?

– (57:49) Periodizing Nutrition To increase Metabolic Flexibility.

– (59:45) How to Improve Metabolic Flexibility

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