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 chat with the Food Science Babe all about food science and fear mongering. Get some insight into: GMOs Food additives and shelf-life of foods Learn more by checking out Food Science Babe's instagram
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/
Drs. Karl and Spencer chat with trainer Dontae Burks about his experience with training young children all the way up to the elderly. What's the best way to get kids to work out? Should kids even lift weights? and more!
Drs. Karl and Spencer go over the medicines that treat prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Learn: - Whether you should even treat prediabetes - If you should do medicine before lifestyle - All about metformin - and of course GLP-1s
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss the new trend of Hollywood stars using GLP-1 agonists for vanity weight loss and the new weight loss guidelines for medicine and surgery. JoinSequence.com
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss diabetes. What are the different types? What causes these different types? How can you prevent and treat with lifestyle?
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss with Examine.com director Kamal Patel all about supplements. Which ones should you take? Which ones should you avoid? Are fat burners worthwhile? What about testosterone boosters? Find out in this episode.
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss a couple metabolic case studies where weight loss is indicated and helpful. For nutrition coaching go to: https://bigrocksnutrition.com/
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss with Dr. Kevin Klatt, an RD PhD, on whether or not to even pay attention to media headlines about nutrition science.
Drs. Karl and Spencer sit down with neurobiologist and obesity researcher Dr. Stephan Guyenet to discuss how the brain is the main organ involved in obesity. Learn: How the brain regulates our body fatness The difference between hunger and cravings Why we eat How the new GLP-1 class of medicines help Visit his blog See if you qualify for the GLP-1 …
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss with endocrinologist Dr. Bonnecaze all about male obesity-related secondary hypogonadism (low testosterone). Learn: - How obesity causes low testosterone - What to do about it For workouts click here For nutrition help click here For medical weight loss click here
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss with Dr. Pessah-Pollack, an osteoporosis focused endocrinologist, all about osteoporosis. Learn: The risk factors for osteoporosis How to screen for it How prevent it Why you should care Use LiftRx to prevent osteoporosis
Drs. Karl and Spencer sit down with bariatric surgeon Dr. Garth Davis to discuss the ins and outs of surgery for weight loss. Learn: The types of surgery Whether it is safe or not How well does it work And whether Garth lifts or not.
Drs. Spencer and Karl sit down with Ted Kyle to discuss his recent mentions on the Bill Maher show. We go over Ted's advocacy in obesity and how Bill misrepresented Ted's out-of-context quotes. Visit Ted's website here
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss with Hormones Demystified, an endocrinologist, about testing for hypothyroidism. Learn: - The basics of testing - Whether TSH is enough - If you need antibodies - If reverse T3 and free T3 are needed - and more! Get Dr. Spencer's Free Start Here guide - download here See Hormones Demystified blog to learn much more abo…
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss the origin story of Hormones Demystified and how people get sucked into pseudoscience quackery. Hormones Demystified is one of the top myth busting blogs out there dedicated to discussing hormones. The person behind the blog is anonymous, but you get an inside scoop right here. This is part 1 of a 2 part series. Click …
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss the newly FDA approved medicine Mounjaro (Tirzepatide) and its effect on sugars and weight. It works similarly to the other GLP-1 meds... but better. Learn: How it works How well it works and if you should look into it. go to joinsequence.com if interested
Drs. Karl and Spencer have fellow Doc Who Lifts Dr. Bonnecaze back on the show to discuss hypogonadism (low testosterone) in men. Learn: The signs and symptoms of hypogonadism Whether you should get tested or not How to test properly And why most people do it wrong Go to LiftRx to get Dr. Spencer's monthly workout program.…
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss the most powerful medicines currently available for weight loss - the GLP-1s. Learn: How these medicines work How much weight loss on average to expect from these medicine The possible side effects and how to minimize them Go to JoinSequence.com to see if you're eligible for one…
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss the weight loss effects of phentermine, Qsymia (phentermine/topiramate), and Contrave (bupropion/naltrexone). Learn: How each of these medicines work. How effective each medicine is. Who shouldn't take these medicines. Go to JoinSequence.com for Dr. Spencer's telemedicine program…
Drs. Karl and Spencer have guest Dr. Alex Bonnecaze on to discuss Orlistat and Plenity. Learn: - How well these two substances work for weight loss - How they they actually work - Side effects - and whether you should even look into them or not. For Dr. Spencer's online clinic - go to JoinSequence.com…
Drs. Karl and Spencer go over the indications for taking medicines for weight loss. Dr. Spencer's online clinic -> JoinSequence.com
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss whether your hormones are stopping you from weight loss. Learn: Secondary hormonal causes of obesity Is it your thyroid? Cushing's (or other high cortisol causes) Is it all calories in versus out? and more
Drs. Karl and Spencer aren't actual vegans, but they did a vegan stint for a month. Take a listen to hear what happened. Learn: What happened to their strength, lipids, and body composition. How Dr. Spencer almost puked from vegan "junk food". Whether or not you can be healthy eating meat.
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss weight stigma What is weight stigma? Why is it harmful? What to do about it (it's hard) Consensus statement - https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-020-0803-x
Some people say everyone needs a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Some people say that no one needs one. Drs. Karl and Spencer and joined by two other endocrinologists and two other diabetes educators to discuss: What are CGMs? Do they help in type 1 or 2 diabetes or even prediabetes? What about those without blood sugar issues?…
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss incorporating a gym into a doctor's office to utilize exercise as medicine. You'll learn: How this idea came about How it would work Why it is important How Dr. Spencer got fired - LOL only half kidding. Click here to read the published article
Drs. Karl and Spencer Nadolsky discuss screening for and treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Learn: - What NAFLD is - Why you should be aware of it - The difference between nonalcoholic fatty liver and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis - What to do if you get it - What diets are best to treat or prevent it…
Drs. Karl and Spencer Nadolsky discuss the new study on intermittent fasting from the New England Journal of Medicine. You'll learn: - What types of intermittent fasting methods are out there - If they help you lose weight more than just cutting calories in general - If there are other benefits beyond the calorie restriction The NEJM Study Other ne…
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss the idea behind metabolically healthy obesity (MHO). Learn: - If it is possible to have obesity and be "healthy" - What entails "health" - How to get healthier Recent review LiftRx.com
Drs. Karl and Spencer answer a few questions from a fellow physician. Learn: - How they help their patients with accountability with lifestyle and weight loss - If they prescribe specific diet plans to their patients - and much more www.LiftRx.com
Drs. Karl and Spencer go over the common medicines that cause weight gain and some alternatives that can help. Recent meta-analysis from Endocrine Society
The medical diagnosis of obesity isn't as simple as a BMI anymore. Take a listen to Drs. Karl and Spencer Nadolsky discuss how it should be diagnosed when you walk into a doctor's office. AACE Obesity Guidelines
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss how diet can affect your hypothyroidism. Learn: If you should avoid broccoli or soy If cutting out gluten is worth it If you can even lose weight with thyroid issues
Drs. Karl and Spencer discuss in general what they recommend in terms of diet for weight loss.
Drs. Karl and Spencer Nadolsky discuss why you're tired and how it is not adrenal fatigue. Learn: - Adrenal gland physiology and pathology - What "adrenal fatigue" allegedly is - Other causes of fatigue - What to do about it
Drs. Spencer and Karl discuss carbs, insulin, and their role in weight loss and obesity. Recent review on energy balance -> Click Here DIETFITS Study -> Click Here
The Docs Who Lift discuss the impact of artificial (and non-nutritive) sweeteners on weight and glycemia. Read Dr. Karl's peer-reviewed published article on the topic here
The Docs Who Lift discuss the concept of obesity as a disease. Brief overview of the AMA decision to list obesity as a disease.
A quick intro to the Docs Who Lift. Learn: - Why this podcast was created - Whether exercise is medicine - Who Dr. Spencer and Karl are