Layne Norton on Training at Home, Pandemic Dieting, Overcoming Fear, and More

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Coronavirus.

The only thing anybody is talking about right now as it continues to upend life as we knew it and highlight all the things we’ve been taking for granted, like eating at the local pizza joint, walking more than 100 steps per day, and oh, I don’t know, being able to leave the fucking house.

And then there’s the fitness fallout, what with lifters everywhere yearning for their usual diet and training routines, driven to boredom and overeating by lame home workouts with soup cans and small children for resistance.

If all that weren’t enough, there’s also the scumpot of scammers and losers clogging our Instagram feeds with posts about pills, powders, and potions that’ll purportedly ward off infection and disease.

And so understandably, you have questions about stuff like what to do with your diet, how to best work out at home, and how to help your immune system, and that’s why I wanted to bring Dr. Layne Norton back on the podcast.

Not only is he a pro bodybuilder, accomplished powerlifter, and published scientist, but he’s also an all-around knowledgeable dude who’s known for putting things in context and putting diet and exercise gurus and zealots in their place.

In this podcast, Layne answers questions people have been asking me quite a bit, including . . .

- Am I going to lose all my gains if I can’t go to the gym? - How can I make my home workouts more effective? - How can I support my immune system? Will the carnivore diet help? - Should I cut right now? - And more . . .

Let’s dig in!

4:04 - What are your thoughts on COVID-19? 5:20 - Where can people find your resources for online learning? 5:49 - How can we get a good workout from home? 13:26 - Why is heath and nutrition important during this time? 21:16 - How do you deal with fear of the unknown? 24:49 - What do you think about scammers capitalizing on the COVID-19 outbreak? 34:27 - How can we enhance immune function? Should I be cutting right now? 36:55 - Where can people find you and your work?

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Mentioned on The Show: Layne Norton's Carbon Diet Coach App: https://joincarbon.com/ Layne Norton's Books & More: https://www.biolayne.com/ Layne Norton's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/biolayne/ Shop Legion Supplements Here: https://legionathletics.com/shop/

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