The Science of Strength Training: Learn How Lifting Weights (Even Light Ones) Helps You Lose Weight, Feel Better, and Live Longer



Are you missing the one thing that would make all the difference in your effort to be healthier? I was. And the thing I was missing was weight training.

In this episode, you will learn from Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, a medical doctor who is fellowship-trained in nutritional sciences and geriatrics.

Dr. Lyon is a renowned researcher, pioneer, and founder of the Institute for Muscle Centric Medicine. She is the New York Times best-selling author of Forever Strong: A New, Science-Based Strategy for Aging Well and has decades of experience to share with you.

In this conversation, Dr. Lyon discusses topics like:

  • What the heck muscle-centric medicine is.
  • How your muscles are the largest organ in your body and why that matters.
  • The way muscles improve your brain and body health.
  • The connection between your waistline measurement and brain output.
  • The power of protein and what it does for your muscles.
  • What type of protein counts and what doesn’t.
  • How to get the right amount of protein if you are vegan or vegetarian.
  • The amount of protein you need for better hormone balance.
  • Dr. Lyon’s protein recommendations for every meal.
  • The surprising cause of disease and obesity, according to research.
  • How disease may begin in the skeletal muscle.
  • Why building muscle helps you sleep better.
  • The minimum amount of weight resistance that will still give you results.
  • How to begin strength training if the gym intimidates you.
  • Why yoga might not be making your muscles stronger.
  • What leucine is and why you need it to build muscle.
  • Why myokines are so important for muscles, energy, and immune function.

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