We talked to Alyssa Olenick, also known as Little Lyss Fitness for her online fitness presence, training programs, and about her research in exercise physiology on metabolic flexibility and nutrition strategies. Listen in to hear about proper health, fitness, and the science behind popular diet plans such as the Ketogenic diet, a high-fat, low-carb diet sometimes used to treat severe epilepsy in children, and Intermittent Fasting, which uses periods of fasting and non-fasting to control caloric intake.
Alyssa Olenick, M.S. is a graduate student currently pursuing her PhD in Exercise Physiology. Her lifelong passion for fitness, nutrition, and fascination of the human body has brought her to bridge both practice and application of science and the fitness education. She holds a research interest in metabolism and the effects of exercise and nutritional practices on the prevention and development of chronic disease states such as diabetes, obesity, and metabolic disease.
Learn more and find personal fitness plans on Alyssa’s website Little Lyss Fitness.
Learn more about healthy diet templates on the Renaissance Periodization website.
Read Alyssa’s answer to the question “Where does fat go?”