People generally exercise for two reasons: to function better, or for aesthetics.
Weight loss is synonymous with fitness. One benefit of training for function is that your ideal body usually follows.
I connected with Nate to shatter prevalent myths and give us actionable steps to burning body fat, building muscle, and getting lean.
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Nate Palmer is a NASM certified personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist. He is also a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach. Nate is the bestselling author of Passport Fitness: The No-Nonsense Guide to Staying in Shape no Matter What City You Wake Up In. Nate is also the creator and founder of Bod in a Box – the HIIT Home Gym. He specializes in working with entrepreneurs and business owners to create energy, focus, and a lean, healthy body – that shows up for your work, family, and focus time.
Top things you’ll learn from Nate
- 10 minute post-meal walk increases energy and stimulates digestion
- Why Nate chooses to use nicotine (but doesn’t smoke) to improve his cognition
- Training can amplify performance at work and how he shows up in relationships
- Key daily “investments”
- AM routine
- 32 oz of water
- 60 seconds of vigorous exercise
- Eat the right: breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- 20 minutes of movement per day
- Planning your three key outcomes the night before
- Busting the top fat loss myths
- Why cardio doesn’t lead to long-term weight loss
- The hidden benefits of building lean mass
- How to eat more and burn more fat
- The problem with eating small meals
- The good side of carbohydrates
- Both of us have problems with the “If it Fits in Your Macros” approach to weight loss and nutrition
- Ideal foods to eat for breakfast to increase fat loss
- The ultimate form of movement
- Why group fitness classes are over-rated
- What makes HIRT a better option than HIIT
- The reason caffeine isn’t a good pre-workout supplement
- Nate’s top workout and performance supplements
Books, Videos, Information, & Other Resources
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Nick Urban is a biohacker, data scientist, athlete, founder of Outliyr, and the host of the Mind Body Peak Performance Podcast. He is a certified CHEK Practitioner, a Certified Personal Trainer, and a Performance Health Coach. Nick is a student of ancient medical systems (Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hermedic Principles, etc), and modern science.
Music by Luke Hall
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