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Your Clients Aren’t Over Fat, They’re Under Muscled with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

by: Sarah Appleby
Published: November 18, 2021
Updated: May 28, 2024

Dr. Gabrielle Lyon is the founder of Muscle-Centric Medicine, a branch of preventative medicine which puts muscle quantity and quality on the front burner. Muscle is a vastly underrated resource that burns fat, influences metabolism, protects against disease, and so much more, and Dr. Gabrielle is helping her clients to understand and prioritize their skeletal muscle. 

In this episode, Dr. Gabrielle talks about the fact that we are focusing too much on adiposity and too little on muscle, how to change the conversation around gaining muscle mass, training versus activity, how and why to prioritize your protein, and so much more. Dr. Gabrielle also leaves us with the soundbite that it is never too late to increase your quality of life, and we couldn’t agree more! 

To learn how to become a health coach or to up-level your skills and credentials as a health coach, visit primalhealthcoach.com.

Dr. Gabrielle Lyons

Episode Overview:

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 0:17 The power of muscle
  • 11:45 Skeletal muscle mass
  • 16:01 The impact of longevity
  • 17:50 Challenging diet culture
  • 25:49 Factors affecting muscle gain
  • 29:26 Prioritizing protein intake
  • 31:24 Importance of first meal
  • 32:38 Excitement for nutrition simplicity
  • 35:28 Protein first feedback
  • 36:40 Debunking mTOR myths
  • 37:44 Understanding mTOR stimulation
  • 1:03:40 Seeking mission-aligned health coaches
  • 1:06:02 Identifying patient archetypes
  • 1:07:42 Dr. Gabrielle Lyon's mission and projects

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