Charles R. Poliquin, the Strength Sensei, shares key insights from his four decades of experience training elite athletes and Olympians.
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02:19 To win the war on fat, you need to win the insulin war.
03:43 Athletes’ Alzheimer’s propensity
04:19 Profound benefits of strength training
05:39 You don’t need carbs.
06:41 Risk/benefit of peptides like SARMs (Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator)
08:12 The beneficial hormonal influence of doing squats
09:30 DHEA Sulfate, the mother of all androgens
11:50 DHEA for women
12:37 The best anabolic agent is sleep.
15:03 Screen time affects androgens, sleep, weight gain, fitness, and information retention.
19:50 Carbohydrates are not for everyone.
24:20 Managing stress hormones with carbohydrates
24:40 Meat, wild and domestic, sources of protein
27:06 Meal timing and frequency
29:13 Athletic performance with intermittent fasting and protein/fat consumption
33:39 Regular blood work is a lie detector.
37:18 Leucine and branch chain amino acids for hypertrophy
40:08 Fish oil for weight loss
42:26 GLA (Gamma-linolenic acid), the healthy Omega 6
43:05 Periodization for burning fat and building muscle
49:23 Mindset and quality over quantity
57:55 Charles’ morning routine
01:02:04 Charles’ favorite nutrients/foods are brain-ready carnitine, curcumin and water buffalo.
01:03:54 Charles’ elevator pitch would be to ban soda and look to the Finns for education reform.