• Layne’s guest appearance on the Ben Coomber Podcast & announcement of May 2014 UK Tour

    Posted In: Appearances  /  Posted On: 08.29.13
    Ben Coomber

    I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on the Ben Coomber podcast. In this episode of Ben’s podcast we touch on a number of topics: -Motivation & never quit attitude -Metabolic Adaptation -Problems in the fitness industry -The …

    BioLayne Video Log 20 Reactionary Culture: Fallout From Metabolic Damage Video Series

    Posted In: Contest Prep  /  Posted On: 08.12.13

    In the 20th BioLayne Video Log, I discuss two reactions to the Metabolic Damage/Adaptation video series that I had not anticipated.  1) People who misinterpreted what I said to think that you should never calorically restrict and the number of …

    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 …

    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: http://ajpendo.physiology.org/content/267/1/E102.reprint Carb only meals do not stimulate MPS: http://ajpcell.physiology.org/content/274/2/C406.long Possible …

    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 …

    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 …