The Refeed & Diet Break Controversy (Ft. Dr. Eric Helms and Dr. Eric Trexler)
Play • 1 hr 51 min
0:00 - Intro
1:44 - I'll try to challenge Dr. Helms and Dr. Trex
2:25 - Why Dr Helms' started using refeeds
8:30 - Why Dr Trexler started using refeeds
18:15 - How clients responded to refeeds
31:03 - People binging on refeeds and diet breaks?
39:45 - Preserving lean mass and metabolic rate on refeeds?
57:52 - Bill Campbell study on lean mass preservation
1:13:00 - How could refeeds actually preserve lean mass?
1:34:19 - Why Helms did calorie cycling during his contest prep
1:43:40 - What study we would need to see if diet breaks really work
1:47:01 - Where can we find you?

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