• BioLayne Video Log 19 – Terrible Coaches Part 1 (An Analysis of the Coaching Industry)

    Posted In: Contest Prep  /  Posted On: 07.23.13
    BioLayne Video Log 19

    In this BioLayne Video Log we discuss the state of the nutrition & training coaching ‘industry.’  Why I’m so upset over how things are, the dangers of these terrible coaches, why things need to change, and a scientific hypothesis for why awful coaches continue…

    BioLayne Video Log 18 – Carbohydrate Metabolism: What Intake is Right for You?

    Posted In: Contest Prep  /  Posted On: 07.08.13
    BioLayne Video Log 18

    In this BioLayne Video Log we discuss carbohydrates and their effects on anabolism, fat loss, metabolism, and metabolic adaptation.

    Some of the studies cited:

    Effects of Insulin in physiological range:

    Carb only meals do not stimulate MPS:

    Possible amino acid & carb synergism:


    BioLayne Video Log 17 – Don’t F*** Up Your Peak Week (You are not smarter than your body)

    Posted In: Contest Prep  /  Posted On: 06.13.13

    In this week’s BioLayne Video log we examine some common peak week practices like cutting water, cutting sodium, and adding diuretics and discuss why they are suboptimal and what the science actually says.

    Link to my comprehensive peak week guide on bodybuilding.com: http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/layne-norton-peak-week.html

    BioLayne Video Log 16: Metabolic Damage v3.0 – Damage Control (A mechanistic discussion of metabolic adaptation)

    Posted In: Contest Prep  /  Posted On: 05.28.13
    BioLayne Video Log 16

    In the latest installment of the BioLayne video log we dive into some of the responses to the first two videos on metabolic damage/adaptation.  I was not prepared for the volume of response to the first two videos nor was I prepared for the level…

    BioLayne Video Log 15 – Metabolic Damage v2.0 (Metabolic Capacity)

    Posted In: Contest Prep  /  Posted On: 04.26.13
    BioLayne Video Log 15

    In this BioLayne Video Log I describe what drove me to do the first Metabolic Damage Video Log, what the response has been, and more information about to recover and improve metabolic capacity.

    Metabolic Damage (Original video):

    Referenced Scientific Work in this video: Metabolic Slowing with Massive Weight Loss despite…