How to Run Efficiently with Drs Cucuzzella & Wood

March 30, 2017

Dr Mark Cucuzzella, MD, is Professor of medicine at West Virginia University medical school, Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), family physician for over 20 years, Lt Col in the US Air Force Reserves, and an avid runner and running coach.

In this episode, Dr Tommy Wood, MD, PhD and Dr Cucuzzella discuss optimal nutrition, running efficiency, fat-adaptation, atrial fibrillation and more.

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Here’s the outline of this interview with Dr Mark Cucuzzella, MD:

[00:00:19] Eat berries! And sign up for our Highlights email series.

[00:02:39] Robb Wolf Paleo Solution Episode 329 – Dr. Mark Cucuzzella – A Doctor’s Perspective On Treating Diabetes.

[00:03:38] West Virginia University school of medicine.

[00:04:30] Food insecurity.

[00:05:11] In the Shopping Cart of a Food Stamp Household: Lots of Soda.

[00:06:25] Training people to run and be resilient to injury.

[00:08:10] Efficient Running online course.

[00:11:16] Fit to Win clinic at the Pentagon.

[00:13:03] "Born insulin resistant"–

[00:14:30] Weight Watchers 94% failure rate.

[00:15:31] $60B weight loss industry.

[00:16:20] Real Meal Revolution.

[00:18:22] Giving HOPE!

[00:19:27] Virta Health.

[00:19:42] Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).

[00:21:20] Phinney, Volek & Hallberg.

[00:21:39] Sarah Hallberg video: Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines.

[00:22:36] Burn Fat for Health and Performance: Becoming A “Better Butter Burner” (Mark’s VO2 Max results).

[00:23:53] Early running days

[00:24:25] Injuries

[00:25:44] “Most of what we learned in medical school for chronic conditions is wrong”–Dr Mark Cucuzzella.

[00:25:55] Get Fast by Going Slow–Mark Allen article I couldn’t find online, see MAF Methodology instead.

[00:27:13] Brooks Running.

[00:29:54] What if It's All Been a Big Fat Lie? By Gary Taubes.

[00:30:53] Book: Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health by Gary Taubes.

[00:31:16] Fasting blood glucose 120 mg/dL.

[00:33:12] Art DeVany. See his recent IHMC lecture.

[00:35:49] Book: The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance by David Epstein

[00:37:01] Kettlebells and Plyometrics.

[00:39:23] Atrial fibrillation.

[00:40:17] CAC score; see The Widowmaker movie.

[00:41:39] Professor Daniel E. Lieberman.

[00:42:02] Hs-CRP.

[00:42:09] NMR LipoProfile®.

[00:43:59] Book: Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Weston A. Price.

[00:44:45] Hydren, Jay R., and Bruce S. Cohen. "Current scientific evidence for a polarized cardiovascular endurance training model." The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 29.12 (2015): 3523-3530.

[00:46:02] Horses versus mules.

[00:46:58] Stephen Seiler, PhD.

[00:48:16] The basics are the same for everyone.

[00:48:31] Sleep and sunlight.

[00:49:29] 1.2 - 1.9 g per minute fat oxidation.

[00:50:57] Sami Inkinen.

[00:51:48] Burn Fat for Health and Performance: Becoming A “Better Butter Burner”

[00:55:00] Faster recovery.

[00:56:34] Rowing.

[00:58:52] The MedCHEFS program at WVU Eastern Division; Professor Robert Lustig, MD.

[01:00:18] Try This conference, West Virginia.

[01:00:56] Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

[01:01:20] Nutrition Coalition.

[01:02:12] Two Rivers Treads minimalist shoe store.

[01:03:51] Natural Running Center blog.

[01:04:05] Freedom’s Run.

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