This week, Drew chats with Ryan Lowery, the President and Co-Founder of the Applied Science and Performance Institute and co-author of the new book, The Ketogenic Bible. Ryan is rapidly becoming one of the premiere sports scientists in the nation. He and Jacob Wilson aka the Muscle Ph.D., perform clinical studies on human performance.
Today’s conversation focuses on all things keto including keto and Crossfit, keto as a lifestyle, keto for muscle gain and the use of exogenous ketones for physical and cognitive boosts.
[05:51] Ryan's origin story includes an early passion for athletics which led to disseminating science and research to the masses.
[08:32] When Ryan was introduced to keto there were no meal plans or guidelines.
[13:31] What applications make the ketogenic diet and lifestyle unique?
[21:05] Ketones not only preserve muscle mass they reduce fat at the same time.
[26:49] Keto, keto adaptation, and Crossfit.
[32:21] Studying a keto traditional, cyclical and targeted lifestyle change.
[38:00] Ryan describes exogenous ketones and endogenous ketones and their uses.
[46:49] Protein intake on a ketogenic diet should be based on the individual.
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