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Episode 95: All Things Dieting, Training, and Supplements with Mike Matthews

podcast Feb 09, 2021

To watch this episode, please visit Rachel’s YouTube channel.

Listeners can find Mike Matthews at his website, and on Instagram @muscleforlifefitness


Mike Matthews is the founder and CEO of Legion as well as a bestselling fitness author of several books, including Bigger Leaner Stronger, Thinner Leaner Stronger, and The Shredded Chef.

His simple and science-based approach to building muscle, losing fat, and getting healthy has sold nearly two million books and helped thousands of people build their best body ever, and his work has been featured in many popular outlets including Esquire, Men's Health, Elle, Women's Health, Muscle & Strength, and more, as well as on FOX and ABC.

In this episode, we talk about the simple truth behind counting calories, how to choose supplements to benefit your nutrition and exercise goals, cardio mistakes and how to redesign your training weeks to maximize muscle gains, and more!

Top Takeaways:

  • Top 3 mistakes when going into a diet
  • Mike’s 5 supplement choices
  • How to better understand the effective dose of multivitamins 
  • Mike’s 4 recommended exercises to prioritize in the gym

Today’s Questions:

  • What do you think are the top 3 mistakes people are making when they go on a diet?
  • If you had to pick your top 5 supplement recommendations (individual supplements), what would they be and why?
  • What do you think are the top 3 mistakes people are making with their training?

Show Notes:


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Rachel Gregory (@rachelgregory.cns) is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Author of the best-selling book, 21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge. She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami.

Rachel helps her clients transform their lives by starting with the physical (body), realizing the power of the mental (mindset), and ultimately gaining massive confidence that bleeds into every aspect of their lives (family, relationships, work, etc.).



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