Podcasts

Episode 019: Training and The Menstrual Cycle featuring Eirinn Carroll

The menstrual cycle is something we need to talk about. Jonathan sits down with Eirinn Carroll to discuss the menstrual cycle and what goes on in the female body during the different phases as well as what you can do to optimize your workouts during this time. Lots of important take aways from this one including:

  • The difference between the menstrual cycle & the period
  • The phases of the menstrual cycle
  • How the four phases affect women
  • Changes within the luteal phase
  • How women can work with their cycle
  • Cycle tracking to optimize training
  • How to approach workouts in each phase
  • What do to on those days you’re “just not feeling it”
  • Communicating with your coach about the menstrual cycle
  • Nutritional and supplementation tips during the menstrual cycle
  • Book: “Roar by Dr. Stacy Sims
  • Book: “Period Repair Manual” by Laura Briden

Studies Referenced:

Branched-chain amino acid supplementation before squat exercise and delayed-onset muscle soreness.

Branched-Chain Amino Acid Supplementation in Combination with Voluntary Running Improves Body Composition in Female Mice.

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Podcasts

Episode 013: Dealing with Food Allergies, Sensitivities and Celiac Disease featuring Maren Kravitz

 

In episode thirteen of the podcast, Jonathan is joined by the co owner of The Training Room in Boston and his boss, Maren Kravitz, to discuss how food and the way we react to it plays a role not only our training goals but also in our everyday life. Maren discusses her own personal journey with celiac disease and some of the topics discussed include:

  • Differentiating between an allergy, a sensitivity and celiac disease
  • Symptoms of sensitivities and celiac disease
  • Seeking medical help to curb food reactions
  • The path and process to becoming reaction free
  • Food restrictions and their implications
  • How to handle eating out
  • Food reactions and your fitness goals
  • Advice for someone currently suffering from a reaction to certain foods

 

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Intro beat produced by DJ Rugged One “Rock Central 2.0”