Episode 020: Become a Better Butter (FAT!) Burner


Today, we’re talking about how to become a butter burner. 

What does that mean? It means training your body to burn fat instead of sugar.

About 10 years ago, I started digging into this science. It was right around when Orange Theory was coming onto the scene. For those that aren’t familiar, Orange Theory utilizes heart-rate/zone-based training. However, I started to realize that they weren’t giving people an accurate heart rate because they weren’t specifying individual aerobic and anaerobic thresholds.



In this episode, I dive into why understanding your personal threshold is important for exercise and weight loss. I also teach you how to become a better butter burner. Tune in to learn how to maximize your workouts by doing lower intensity workouts and eating the right kind of fuel.


Show Highlights:

  • What aerobic threshold means.
  • What zone training is.
  • The difference between fat and glycogen metabolism.
  • The history behind this.
  • The benefits of a moderate carb and healthy fat diet.
  • What an exercise metabolism assessment is and how to get one done.
  • Why you should think of yourself as a hybrid vehicle.
  • The benefits of low-intensity, low-impact exercise.


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