#41 – Metabolic Adaptation with Dr. Eric Trexler

Christina & Marissa sit down with Dr. Eric Trexler, pro bodybuilder, researcher, and Director of Education for Stronger by Science to talk about metabolic adaptation. They describe what that really means, strategies to mitigate it, and how to manage hunger expectations during a fat loss phase!

([0:00]) – Intro

([12:13]) – What is Metabolic Adaptation

([20:00]) – How Does Metabolic Adaptation Apply to Everyday People?

([28:30]) – Low Caloric Intake For Competitors

([34:00]) – Energy Expenditure & What We Can Control

([44:05]) – NEAT

([48:37]) – Fat Loss Phase Hunger Expectations

([56:07]) – Ways to (potentially) Mitigate Metabolic Adaptation

([1:08:37]) – Stress & Metabolic Adaptation

([1:12:30]) – Do Refeeds Close the Gap in Metabolic Rate?

([1:20:05]) – Takeaways

([1:24:57]) – What is Your Best Advice for Living a Healthy Lifestyle?

Want to reach out to Eric?

Instagram: trexlerfitness

Website: strongerbyscience.com

Metabolic Adaptation Article: https://www.strongerbyscience.com/metabolic-adaptation/

Follow us on Instagram: @barbelllifestylepocast

Hosted by: @marissaroyfitness & @christilynnfit

Producer: @shane_spellman

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