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The Kris Gethin Podcast

Dec 10, 2019

On this episode of Knowledge and Mileage, Kris talks with biohacker, author and holistic health coach Siim Land. Siim takes us on a deep dive on autophagy, the ketogenic diet and fasting.

Time Stamps

  • What is metabolic autophagy? How did he get into it and who is it for? [2:40]
  • The difference between looking big and having muscle vs stimulating your mTor pathway all the time [6:03)
  • What is his view on essential amino acids in regards to stimulating autophagy? [11:20]
  • Does he take his supplements before breaking his fast? [16:40]
  • What does his weight training routine look like? How does he break his fast? [19:21]
  • Why it’s not a good idea to keep your body in a single state all the time [21:30]
  • The process from moving someone from a typical carbohydrate-rich diet into a keto (or fat-adapted) diet [23:40]
  • The importance of practicing moderation and self-control [27:39]
  • The value and benefits of getting quality sleep for longevity and fat loss [30:57]
  • How can one ‘hack’ their deep sleep? [36:48]
  • What are his recommendations for time-restricted eating? [42:15]
  • What aspects of fasting help with muscle hypertrophy? [47:50]

Featured Guest: Siim Land

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