Docs Who Lift
Docs Who Lift
About Docs Who Lift
Drs. Spencer and Karl Nadolsky talk about nutrition, medicine, and fitness through the lens of two physicians who lift weights. Both doctors are former NCAA division 1 wrestlers who have gone into medicine. Dr. Spencer Nadolsky is a board certified family physician specialized in obesity medicine and lipidology. Dr. Karl Nadolsky is a board certified endocrinologist also specialized in obesity medicine.
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss the phenomena of those who believe cholesterol (and lipoproteins that carry cholesterol) doesn't cause heart disease. Learn: - How Dr. Spencer was also a skeptic when first starting medical school - How the data are pretty overwhelming for cholesterol/apoB/LDL particles causing heart disease
Drs. Karl and Spencer talk with fellow Docs Who Lift and the team of Barbell Medicine Drs. Jordan Feigenbaum and Austin Baraki about the harms of the various hormone clinics out there along with ordering large batteries of tests. Hear Dr. Austin's case study where a huge number of tests were ordered only to give the patient thousands of dollars of supplements and drugs they didn't even need. And get this... they didn't even address the one issue they were having.
Drs. Karl and Spencer chat with Dr. Zeena Al-Rufaie, a pediatric obesity specialist, about the new pediatric obesity guidelines. She gives her own experience as a mother and also a pediatrician about the new guidelines that caused media headlines to spin out of control.
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss the recent 60 minutes interview where genetics were said to be the number 1 cause of obesity. Learn: - about the outrage that ensued - how the environment and genetics cause obesity together - why some don't get obesity despite the environment - why some need tools to fight back If needing medical tools to fight back, work with Dr. Spencer's group online.
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss with Dr. Guillermo Escalante all about the harmful effects of anabolic steroids. Dr. Escalante published a study on autopsies done on bodybuilders who died young. Learn: How anabolic steroids affect the heart Whether there are intrinsic factors beyond blood pressure and lipids Dr. Spencer's patients who use steroids and how he tries to keep them as healthy as possible
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss how home body fat scales work and Dr. Tinsley's newest study on their accuracy. Learn: How various methods measure body composition The various compartments How bioimpedance scales work and what the most accurate at home scales are available See Dr. Tinsley's article all about it here
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss a few things from Obesity Week (the big obesity conference in the United States). Learn about: - Dr. Spencer's debate on resistance versus aerobic training. - Some obesity genetics. - and new therapies being studied for obesity. https://liftrx.com/
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