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Episode 151: Metabolic Flexibility: What Is It, How It Works, and Why it Matters

podcast Feb 04, 2022

In this episode, Rachel dives into all things MetFlex! She explains what metabolic flexibility is, the benefits of being metabolically flexible, the importance of being metabolically flexible if there are any negatives to metflex, and more!

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“Metabolic flexibility is simply your ability to adapt to whatever fuel source is available.” -Rachel Gregory

Today's Questions:

  • What is metabolic flexibility? 
  • Why is metabolic flexibility important?
  • How do you know if you're metabolically flexible?
  • How do you measure metabolic flexibility?
  • What are the benefits of metabolic flexibility?
  • What are the negatives of metabolic flexibility?
  • How do you achieve metabolic flexibility?

Top Takeaways:

  • Telltale signs you are metabolically flexible 
  • Objective and subjective ways to measure just how metabolically flexible you are
  • Short and long term benefits of metabolic flexibility
  • Benefits to using different fasting protocols to help achieve metabolic flexibility 

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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