Because most nutrition products and training plans are designed for men, it’s no wonder that so many women struggle to reach their goals. In this episode, exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Stacy T. Sims, Ph.D., teaches you everything you need to know to adapt your nutrition and training to your unique physiology so you can work with, rather than against, your female physiology. Listen Now!
A nutrition scientist, an exercise physiologist and the author of the book ROAR, Dr. Stacy Sims specializes in sex differences of heat and/or altitude stress, recovery, genetics, and nutrition to moderate adaptive responses for performance. She works on research with high performance athletes and pure applied sports science. On top of that, Dr. Stacy Sims was also once an athlete herself who had also helped many other professional athletes.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
-The state of confusion most people have regarding the fitness industry and its academic researchers [5:08-8:14]
-Sims’ perspective on the way the fitness industry preys upon women looking to improve their health and fitness [10:16-13:24]
-Why there are more research on men than on women, and how a woman’s cycle affects their training and nutrition [14:50-18:58]
-How to get a better insight on your body, and how health and fitness applies to women in general [21:16-23:56]
-The importance of having individualized training for women [24:36-25:07]
-The reason why women should be wary of diet trends [26:23-29:00]
-How to stay objective about your training program [31:10-33:30]
-The significance of defining your fitness goals to be able to adjust to your dynamic appetite and energy needs [34:44-36:01]
-What people who are not very active can do to meet their health needs [37:14-39:33]
-The changes that menopause does to your body and what women can do about it [41:02-43:46]
-The myth of eating soy to help deal with menopause [44:13-45:18]
-The big question of “How to Make Friends” [47:54-50:16]
-Sims’ biggest message to all women [51:17-52:47]
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