The Healthynomics Podcast: Running Tips, Fitness and Nutrition

Book giveaway and show notes: http://www.healthynomics.com/16

Matt Fitzgerald is an author, certified sports nutritionist, runner and triathlete. He’s written for many publications including Bicycling, Maxim, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Outside, Shape, Stuff, and Women’s Health.

His book, The New Rules of Marathon and Half-Marathon Nutrition, provided much of the framework for my running app.

In this podcast episode, Matt and I discuss his latest book entitled “Diet Cults - The Surprising Fallacy at the Core of Nutrition Fads and a Guide to Healthy Eating for the Rest of Us”.

I am giving away two copies of Matt's book. Listen to see how you can win a copy.

In this podcast you will learn:

  • Exactly what is a diet cult.
  • Matt’s biggest surprises from writing and researching the book.
  • Why diet cults (paleo, atkins, vegan, etc.) are good (for some people).
  • Why the line of thinking and approach to the paelo diet may be flawed.
  • Despite recent media propaganda, the truth on exercises as it fits into the weight-loss equation.
  • Why carbs should be the “premium fuel” choice for runners.
  • Matt’s thoughts on Dr. Timothy Noakes’ recent drastic change in approach regarding diet recommendations.
  • Matt’s recommendations for healthy eating.

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Thanks for listening!

 

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