The Mind Muscle Connection

Episode 64: Dr. Guillermo Escalante- What The Research Says On Body Recomposition and Fasted Cardio.

July 14, 2021 Jeff Hoehn
The Mind Muscle Connection
Episode 64: Dr. Guillermo Escalante- What The Research Says On Body Recomposition and Fasted Cardio.
Show Notes

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Guillermo Escalante. He holds a Doctor of Science in Athletic Training, an MBA with concentrations in marketing and healthcare management, a BS in Athletic Training with a Biology minor, and is a certified athletic trainer, strength and conditioning specialist, and sports nutritionist. Dr. Escalante is currently an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at California State University. 

In this episode we discuss:

-His background. 
-What his paper on body recomposition focused on. 
-Why it's important to look at a trained population vs. untrained. 
-Who is more likely to recomp?
-How big of a role training plays in recomping.
-How big of a role nutrition plays in recomping. 
-The importance of recovery when it comes to recomping. 
-Is there a genetic component to recomping?
-What does their caloric intake look like?
-How to measure progress during recomp?
-What his paper on fasted cardio found.


Where to find him:

Instagram: @doctorgfit
Email: [email protected]

Body recomposition paper: https://journals.lww.com/nsca-scj/Fulltext/2020/10000/Body_Recomposition__Can_Trained_Individuals_Build.3.aspx
Fasted cardio paper: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/341494761_Fasted_Versus_Nonfasted_Aerobic_Exercise_on_Body_Composition_Considerations_for_Physique_Athletes