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<br/><br/>In this December 8, 2008 podcast , Ben Greenfield answers your questions about metabolic testing, covering inquires that include:
bq. Q: Why should I perform an Exercise Metabolic Test?

Q: What is an Exercise Metabolic Test?

Q: What exactly is measured in an Exercise Metabolic Test?

Q: How is my data gathered?

Q: What do all those measurements tell me?

Q: How often should I do an Exercise Metabolic Test?

Q: When can I do an Exercise Metabolic Test?

Q: How high should my fitness level be before I do an Exercise Metabolic Test?

Q: How does an Exercise Metabolic Test help me manage my weight?

Q: What kind of equipment do you use?

Q: Shouldn't I do a VO2 "Max" test?

Q: How long does an Exercise Metabolic Test take?

Q: What is Anaerobic Threshold, and how is it different than Lactate Threshold?

Q: Why is Aerobic Threshold and Fat Burning so important?

Q: Can I use test results from one sport, like cycling, and use it for another, like running?

Q: What's wrong with using training zones based on my Estimated Max Heart Rate?

Also in this podcast:
bq. -An interview with *pro triathlete Angela Naeth.* As a first year pro, Angela placed #8 at the Half-Ironman Triathlon World Championships, and during her discussion with Ben, she talks about her World Championship performance, how she feeds her body for training and racing (including a fat-laden fruit that she frequently utilizes), her favorite energy bar brand, and her plans for the 2009 race season. Be sure to listen in to get the inside scoop on coach Chuckie V's plan for making Angela a top-notch swimmer, and also visit one of Ben's other favorite spots to listen to triathlete interviews: The IM Talk Podcast .


-If you quit training, how quickly can you actually lose physical fitness? In this Listener Q&A, Ben talks about the results of two studies that investigated the detraining effect of skeletal muscle and how long it actually takes to lose fitness. Remember, if you have a burning question, simply *e-mail Ben,* or leave a comment in the podcast shownotes.


bq. -Check out the video above! The official date and instructions for attending "Ben Greenfield's Top 12 Fat Burning Secrets - A New Year's Super Special". This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is your chance to participate in a FREE and LIVE 90 minute video interview and Q&A session with Ben, where he will give away his most highly effective fat-loss strategies for 2009. On+ Sunday, January 4, at 5:00pm Pacific Standard Time+, all you need to do simply point your browser to: *http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ben-greenfield-fitness, *where you'll be able to watch and interact with Ben as he tells you exactly what to do to reach your specific goals. Write it on your calendar now...you won't want to miss this one!

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In this <b>[November 18th podcast episode | http://www.bengreenfieldfitness.com/BenGreenfieldFitness22.m4a]</b>, Ben Greenfield talks all about low thyroid, low metabolic rate and natural methods for improvement. Included in this podcast:


-The most accurate home test to determine if you have a low metabolism.


-Will too much exercise damage the metabolism?


-Which thyroid medication might be your best bet.


-The one oil that you should be consuming (at least 2-3 tablespoons daily).


-A shiny, blue-black, solid mineral that is crucial to thyroid activity and metabolism.


-Two compounds that must appear on the nutrition label of your multi-vitamin.


-A home recipe for thyroid maximizing juice.


-Eight foods you must completely avoid if you have a low metabolism.


 

During this audio episode, Ben Greenfield also unveils how anyone who lives in Spokane, Washington can easily win a FREE 

[Gymstick | http://www.bengreenfieldfitness.com/gymstick],

the hot new European muscle-toning exercise tool that is just now hitting the States! Also featured in this podcast:


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Click here for a link to the Delta-E and Enerprime supplements that Ben mentions.


-What is the relationship like when you have an online personal trainer or online nutrition consultant?


-An introduction to

Mark Cavallaro <a href="http://www.pacificfit.net/about_us.html" mce_href="http://www.pacificfit.net/about_us.html" target="_blank"> (click here for more)</a>, the new personal trainer and triathlon coach at Pacific Elite Fitness.


-How +to rank the Ben Greenfield Fitness podcast in iTunes - click here, then click "Write a Review".+
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1,102 Views 0 Comments 0 References Permalink Tags: podcast, metabolic-testing, online-diet, online-personal-training, exercise-low-metabolism, nutrition-low-metabolism, low-thyroid-metabolism, thyroid-test, herbs-metabolism-boosting, low-temperature-hypothyroidism, food-for-boosting-metabolism, hypothyroidism, test-for-low-metabolic-rate, online-nutrition-planning, thryoid-medication, thyroid-recipes

!http://www.bengreenfieldfitness.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/acupuncture.jpg|title=acupuncture|height=237|style=border: 3px solid black; margin: 3px; float: left;|alt=|width=316|class=alignleft size-medium wp-image-137|src=http://www.bengreenfieldfitness.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/acupuncture.jpg!This is a jam-packed, must-listen audio episode! Here's 5 important peak previews of this week's podcast: <br/><br/><br/>1. Ben Greenfield reveals a 1-2-3-Step Proprietary Fat Loss Technique to help you lose 5 pounds in 2-4 weeks!<br/><br/>2. John Gilbert and Ben Greenfield have a disagreement about whether+ "Fat Can Make You Fat"+, and John talks about *this week's newsletter article *on "9 Nutritional Myths".<br/><br/>3. An interview with *Dr. Pamela Langederfer about how Chinese medicine and acupuncture can be used for wellness management, sports performance and smart exercise recovery. *Click here to listen to the podcast*and learn exactly why this may be the key to healing your injuries, boosting your immune system and enhancing your energy.<br/><br/>4. More coupon codes for metabolism boosting supplements (definitely listen to minute 46:35 on the podcast!)<br/><br/>5. Shownote links from this podcast include:<br/><p style="text-align: center;">- Brand new Spokane personal training, metabolic testing and nutrition management program -redesigned for group affordability!</p><br/><p style="text-align: center;">- A 15 Week Triathlon Off-Season Strength Training Plan *endorsed by Ben Greenfield



- Dr. Langederfer's recommended link on Acupuncture for Sports [
| http://www.pacificfit.net/15weekstrength.html]

- Introduction to the *New Online Triathlon Coaches and Personal Trainers *at Pacific Elite Fitness


+You won't want to miss this episode! Listen in today, and contact Ben Greenfield at ben@bengreenfieldfitness.com with any questions, comments, or feedback. +


P.S. Check out Ben Greenfield's new recommendations on the right sidebar of this website!

 

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