A Perfect Storm: COVID-19 and Metabolic Health

Apr 13, 2020 | Health, Podcast, Research, Uncategorized

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Episode Guest

Dr. Phil Maffetone

Clinician, Coach, Innovator | Founder of MAF Fitness and the MAF method

Website(s): https://philmaffetone.com/

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Episode Guest

Professor Paul Laursen

Exercise Physiologist and Sports Scientist, Coach, Professor, Ironman Triathlete | Co-founder of HIIT Science

Website(s): PaulLaursen.com

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In This Episode

  • 0:0:25 – Intro to episode, Paul, and Phil
  • 0:3:10 – Why are we calling it the Perfect Storm?
  • 0:6:35 – What does overfat have to do with Covid-19?
  • 0:13:30 – Specifically, why are we more at risk when we’re overweight?
  • 0:21:55 – What percentage of the population is at risk in this way?
  • 0:25:00 – Defining overfat and underfat
  • 0:29:40 – Why measure at the waist? Why does that ratio matter?
  • 0:33:50 – Why it won’t help us to stress about our current situation and why we should instead focus on our long term health
  • 0:39:50 – Inflammation and its role in the overfat-lowered immunity issue
  • 0:50:35 – Can you improve your metabolic/overfat situation right now?
  • 0:55:05 – Conclusion
  • 1:00:40 – Coupon for a free pass to Phil’s course

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