On today’s episode of Live Lean TV, I’m answering 5 excellent viewer questions on camera, including can certain types of food affect kids with ADD?
Welcome to the 4th episode of our #LLTV Q&A series, where I answer your specific questions to help you Live Lean.
I loved all 5 of these questions and can really tell that you are grasping a lot of the ideas that I’m sharing.
Typically on Monday’s we post the “Questions” tag to our Instagram stories asking for your questions.
So let’s get right into it.
Today’s 5 questions include:
Be sure to keep reading to see all my answers to these questions.
What is your take on Nutella? Is it really good for you, or is it just clever marketing?
You can find the full answer to is Nutella good for you, here.
My favorite drink is Monster Khaos and everyone tells me that it’s worse than soda.
Check out the full post on are energy drinks that bad for you, here.
Can certain types of food affect kids with ADD? Do you have any suggestions for new or modified foods that a teenager with attention deficit disorder (ADD) may like and want to eat? I prefer to feed them snacks instead of prepackaged stuff.
First off, I don’t claim to be any sort of expert on attention deficit disorder.
I don’t even really know much about it.
All I do know, and what I stand behind, is the foods you eat have such a huge impact on the cells and processes in your body.
I did google ADD food allergies, and I read some interesting things.
For example, it’s well known that you should stop feeding your kids unhealthy foods high in sugar.
However, there were also a lot of other natural foods listed, that were not recommended for kids with ADD to eat.
Again, since I’m not properly trained on this topic, I’m not comfortable making any recommendations, since I just don’t know enough about it.
I would recommend you talk with your doctor or naturopath about it, so you can get an educated opinion on it.
You can’t always trust what you read on the Internet.
I have a question about post-workout meals. If I did a workout that I didn’t feel was as intense as usual, or I only worked smaller muscle groups, would it be better to have less carbs than I usually do? For example, I normally have a protein source with a banana, plus 2 tablespoons of maple syrup. Would it be better to only have a banana in that case?
To get the full answer, check out this post on post workout carbs after training smaller muscle groups.
Do you do full body workouts or do you do splits?
Well it really depends.
It depends on what phase I am in with my training.
I would split each workout up into two muscle groups, or maybe even just one muscle group if I’m looking to add size, and really stress that muscle.
However, the training phase that I am in right now is maintenance mode.
This means most of my workouts are circuit workouts.
I’m basically training my full body and hitting all the major movements, with compound exercises like the:
I’m also keeping the rest periods very short, so I’m burning a lot of calories during these workouts.
So to answer your question of what is better, full body training or split body workouts, it really depends on what your goals are.
I’ve done both and I’ve got great results from both.
Those were 5 great questions today and I still have a long list of more questions to answer.
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Stay tuned for Freestyle Friday tomorrow.
I’ll see you then.
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Brad Gouthro is the founder of Live Lean TV, a media company focused on helping men and women “Live Lean” 365 days a year. Brad’s programs and content have helped millions of people all over the world learn how to get in shape, and more importantly, sustain it for life.