Show Notes EP 531 Kimera Koffee Quah

  • The advancement of technology – Hurting us? (3:29)
    • Photography not an art
    • Rap music today
      • Formula to hit the masses
    • Addictive properties of technology
      • Not old enough to grasp addictive nature
      • Moment App
      • Hard time staying present
        • See same people every day
        • Work stress
        • Online business
          • o   Adam – Contracting out checking his emails
        • Trying to stay productive
          • Brain.fm
  • Quah question #1 – Can you build muscle without building strength? (26:09)
    • Bodybuilders
      • Risk involved
      • Hypertrophy training
    • CNS activation
      • High reps
      • Olympic lifters
        • recruitment patterns
    • Muscle fibers
      • Sarcoplasm
  • Quah question #2 – How do you feel about fitness lifestyle prep coaches who have no experience and are training people? How can you find a better coach? (37:04)
    • “Bro” science
      • Drop 50-70% calories intake
      • Increase movement 400%
        • Couple extra cardio sessions throughout the day
      • Lose tremendous amount of body fat unhealthy
    • Meal plans
      • Same meals throughout the day
      • Calorie limit
    • No integrity
    • Consumer
      • Education
      • Look at their experience
        • Talk to people they have worked with
    • Online coach certification
      • Mind Pump approved coach
  • Quah question #3 – How do you handle “fit shaming” from family/friends and co-workers? (56:51)
    • Make sure family/friends not simply concerned for your health
      •  Overworked, undernourished
    • Projecting their own insecurities
      • Take it personally
      • Want what you have
      • Misery loves company
    • “Success shaming”
    • A compliment to your success and that you are doing something right
  • Quah question #4 – How does one run 20-25 miles a week and build muscle? (1:10:00)
    • Sending signals to body to be more efficient running
    • Focus on heavy strength training
      • Twice a week to start
      • Compound movements
      • Long rest periods in between sets
    • Increase calorie intake
      • Whole foods

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