Why You Are Not Losing Fat from Running: Angelo Poli Unlocks the Mystery of Metabolic Fitness

04.20.2022 - By Run to the Top Podcast | The Ultimate Guide to Running

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Are you stuck in a metabolic plateau? We run, eat less, maybe lose some weight, plateau, run more, eat less. The weight stays the same (or goes up!), but the belly or the thighs or the arms even get softer. What ends up happening is that the body fat stays stubbornly put but muscle growth stops or even reverses. More running and more calorie restriction aren’t the answer. It’s incredibly frustrating. But there is hope. Angelo Poli can shed some light on the mystery of metabolism. Angelo Poli is an internationally recognized nutrition and fitness expert. He has helped transform the bodies of some incredibly high profile clients from Olympians, NFL stars, MVPs and more.  He’s been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Men’s Health, Sports Illustrated and more, explaining the science of metabolism and the keys to fat loss and muscle gain. You’ll learn: Why calories in and out don’t tell the whole story What to do when our bodies adapt to the food we eat How to eat to fuel our best performance while also shedding extra weight if needed This is a fascinating discussion, not on how  to “diet,” but how to train your metabolism to be its best! Connect, Comment, Community Follow RunnersConnect on Instagram Join the Elite Treatment where you get first dibs on everything RTTT each month! Runners Connect Winner's Circle Facebook Community  RunnersConnect Facebook page GET EXPERT COACHING AT RUNNERSCONNECT! This week’s show brought to you by: LMNT When coaching endurance runners of all levels to be their best, I always emphasize the need for proper hydration with the right balance of electrolytes. Most athletes I’ve coached are surprised to learn that their sodium needs are actually much higher than they expected and it’s been hurting their performance.  Part of the reason athletes need much more sodium than they think is not just because they lose electrolytes through their sweat, but also because athletes tend to eat very healthy diets. They’ve been told that salt is a bad thing in food and frequently don’t get enough for their lifestyle.  Much of the science of sodium is based on people who eat highly processed diets which also are very low in potassium. It could actually be the low potassium levels causing the issues that sodium has been blamed for!  What is clear is that both sodium and potassium at the proper levels are essential for high performance (and for life in general!).  That's why we partnered with LMNT to offer a free sample pack of their electrolyte mix. Head to drinklmnt.com/runnersconnect to get yours now. The Sample Pack includes 8 packets of LMNT (2 citrus, 2 raspberry, 2 orange, and 2 raw unflavored). Therabody’s RecoveryAir JetBoots RecoveryAir JetBoots are the world’s most advanced pneumatic compression system ever created. In short, what this means is that RecoveryAir flushes out metabolic waste post run or workout using the science of pressure massage.   With Therabody’s exclusive FastFlush technology, RecoveryAir flushes out metabolic waste more fully and brings back fresh blood to your legs at three times the speed of competitors. Faster cycles means faster recovery, so you don’t have to wait for legs to feel great.  Therabody’s RecoveryAir JetBoots are the first of its kind. They’re truly wireless for anywhere, on-the-go recovery, boosting circulation and radically reducing muscle soreness.    If you’re interested in experiencing the recovery power of Jetboots, go to therabody.com/rttt to get your Therabody RecoveryAir today, starting at just $699, or as low as $59 a month with Affirm.  Plus, with RecoveryAir’s 60-day money back guarantee and free shipping, there’s no risk.  

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