In episode 46 of The Muscle Engineer Podcast I welcome back Danny Lennon, for the third time, to discuss our current most interesting nutrition related topic – chrononutrition and how you should distribute calories throughout the day.
2:45 A general overview of chrononutrition
12:15 Lifting weights, counting calories and monitoring physical activity and how that might impact food timing considerations
25:20 Theoretical benefits vs the practical aspects of pushing calories towards the latter part of the day
30:05 Can you use caffeine instead of food to entrain a healthy circadian rhythm?
32:05 Early TRF vs a more balanced protein spread for muscle gain / fat loss
42:50 COVID-19 and it’s impact on people’s schedule (shifting most towards a “later chronotype”)
49:40 How can you determine what your real chronotype is?
53:10 Final considerations for the lockdown
56:50 Closing thoughts and take-aways
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