Gymchat 275 - How Food Choices Affect Your Body (Kamal Patel)

What's your current diet like? More importantly, what should it be like?


What's your current diet like? More importantly, what should it be like?

This week we take a look at the world of nutrition - how various types of foods affect your body. Regardless of your training goals, it's important to understand how what you eat impacts things.

Helping us tackle this one is Nutrition Researcher Kamal Patel, joined by Personal Trainer (and Strength Athlete) Josh Hewett. Fantastic.


NB : We love hearing everyones' comments, questions and feedback in general. If there's a particular subject you'd like Kamal and Josh to address, just swing by the event page for this Gymchat and leave a comment or jump in the Hangout and ask them directly.

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Details -

Who : Nutrition Researcher Kamal Patel and Personal Trainer (and Strength Athlete) Josh Hewett
Topic : How Food Choices Affect Your Body
When : Monday Feb 9, 8:00pm EDT (the Event page shows what time that is in your local timezone).
How : Watch the live stream, join the hangout (just add Top Form Fitness to one of your circles, and Josh'll send out the URL when the Hangout starts), or jump in the Q&A on the Event page itself. We'll also post the full video shortly after the Gymchat.


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