Dr. Tim Allerton (email: timallerton [at] gmail [dot] com or tweet) is a postdoctoral fellow for the National Institute of Health and Pennington Biomedical Research Center conducting research on metabolic resiliency. He was recently named a National Scholar for the American Kinesiology Association and is also an experienced trainer with over 10 years of experience working with clients and corporations. Tim is the founder of HIT Lab, inc – a metabolic testing and consulting service.
In this episode (Part 2) we discuss:
- More on Damage Control from The 4-Hour Body and how it works
- Tim’s dislikes of the typical HIT paradigm
- How Tim started HIT LAB and expanded his business
- And much more.
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- What is metabolic flexibility and how is it measured? [06:30]
- How does Damage Control (4-Hour Body) really work to reduce fat gain? [10:20]
- Tim’s thoughts on the Slow Carb Diet [22:48]
- The potential issues with eating processed/calorie rich food post-exercise [25:10]
- What within the typical HIT paradigm does Tim disagree with and why? [27:20]
- What is HIT LAB? [32:15]
- How metabolic flexibility may determine appetite [43:15]
- How does Tim spend his time? [45:00]
- How did Tim expand HIT LAB? [48:00]
- The importance of industry research and validation [53:47]
- Why does HIT LAB have a low profile online? [57:25]
- What has Tim changed his mind about in the last year regarding health and fitness? [1:02:03]
- In exercise, what does Tim believe to be true but can’t prove? [1:03:35]
- What books has Tim re-read the most? [1:05:10]
- Basketball skill training and skill transfer [1:07:10]
- Which exercise book does Tim recommend the most? [1:10:30]
- Best way to contact Tim [1:20:00]
Selected Links from the Episode
- The 4 Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat Loss, Incredible Sex and Becoming Superhuman by Tim Ferriss (Amazon US / Amazon UK)
- PAGG Stack (Amazon US / Amazon UK)
- How to Lose 14 Pounds in Less Than 30 Days – The Complete Slow Carb Diet Guide
- Sedentary behaviour is a key determinant of metabolic inflexibility
- Exercise Science, LLC
- Slow Motion Exercise (SMX)
- Weir Formula
- How To Make A $1,000 A Month Business (Noah Kagan’s Monthly1k)
- Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (Amazon US / Amazon UK)
- The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance by David Epstein (Amazon US / Amazon UK)
- The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life by Tim Ferriss (Amazon US / Amazon UK)
- Body By Science by Dr Doug McGuff and John R. Little (Amazon US / Amazon UK)
- Metabolism at a Glance by J. G. Salway (Amazon US / Amazon UK)
- Tim Ferriss
- Ryan Hall (Listen to our episodes here: Part 1 and Part 2)
- Noah Kagan
- Bill DeSimone (Listen to our podcasts here: Part 1 and Part 2)
- Dr Doug McGuff (Listen to our podcasts here: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3)
- John Little (Listen to our podcasts here: Part 1 and Part 2)
- James Steele PhD (Listen to our podcasts here: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3)