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The Science of Losing Body Fat | Alan Aragon

Episode 10, duration 1 hr 22 min
Episode 10

The Science of Losing Body Fat | Alan Aragon

Alan Aragon is a nutrition researcher and educator with over 25 years of success in the field. He is one of the most influential figures in the fitness industry’s movement towards evidence-based information. Notable clients include Stone Cold Steve Austin, Derek Fisher, and Pete Sampras. Alan writes a monthly research review ( (AARR)) providing cutting-edge theoretical and practical information. Alan’s work has been published in popular magazines and peer-reviewed scientific literature. He co-authored (Nutrient Timing Revisited), the most-viewed article in the history of the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (JISSN). He also is the lead author of the ( ISSN Position Stand on Diets and Body Composition). Alan designs programs for recreational and professional athletes — and of course regular people striving to be their best.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How much protein do you really need?
  • What most people get wrong about losing body fat
  • Is it ok to eat carbs, and how much?
  • Do calories matter?