episode #56. lyle mcdonald

the stubborn fat solution

Lyle McDonald - The Stubborn Fat Solution Patch 1.1

On today's episode of The Meaningful Show PodcastI'm joined by Lyle McDonald, author of The Stubborn Fat Solution Patch 1.1 (not to be confused with his original book with a similar title, The Stubborn Fat Solution).

Lyle is a pioneer in the health and fitness industry; known for his science-backed bodybuilding blog: bodyrecomposition.com

So grab a drink, tune-in and take notes.. this is a good one.

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show notes + topics discussed in this episode:

  • The downfall of Paleo
  • Various approaches + methods to eradicating stubborn body fat on problem areas specific men and women (bros: we tend to accumulate fat around the belly, while women tend to accumulate fat around the hips and thighs.)
  • The various taboo drugs used in the bodybuilding world, including: steroids/testosterone (obviously), DNP, clenbuterol, ephedrine
  • How Vitamin D can have a hormone effect
  • Intermittent Fasting
  • Nootropics
  • Flexible dieting
  • The psychology of dieting and fat-loss
  • The Ketogenic Diet / Ketosis / Ketones
  • Hormones being released from the heart
  • Low carb diets
  • Why do people get so religious about CrossFit?
  • Is Gluten Free really *that* bad? 
  • CrossFit's secret to success (*hint: it's all about the tribes)

people mentioned

  • Alan Aragon
  • Dan Duchaine
  • Bret Contrares
  • Greg Plitt
  • Martin Berkhan (of the Intermittent Fasting blog, LeanGains)

  • books mentioned // by lyle mcdonald:

    The Stubborn Fat Solution Patch 1.1. 
    A Pharmacological Approach to Manipulating Atrial Natriuretic Peptide for Ultimate Fat Loss

    stubborn fat solution patch 1.1

    The Stubborn Fat Solution (original)

    The Ketogenic Diet: A Complete Guide for the Dieter and Practitioner

    The Rapid Fat Loss Handbook: A Scientific Approach to Crash Dieting

    A Guide To Flexible Dieting

    other books mentioned in this episode:

    The Power of Habit by Charle Duhigg

    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

    Drive by Daniel Pink





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