Episode #168: “Practical Solutions for Aesthetics Goals” with Peter Fitschen, PhD

If you are a female who is wanting to better understand dieting, caloric restriction, tapering for competition or a photo shoot, and you are ready to stop hitting plateaus, this is the podcast episode for you. Kristy Jo interviews Peter Fitschen, PhD, to discuss the practical side of reaching Aesthetics goals in a world where many women are desiring to reach a lean, chiseled, carved look. Is it realistic? Is it maintainable? What about female hormones? In this conversation, you will learn: how long it takes for hormones to reset after a competition, and how long you should wait before competing again when you shouldn’t begin to prep for a show or photo shoot steady, maintainable rates of body fat loss per week where treats fit into competition prep vs. a healthy lifestyle What the difference is between “stage lean” and “gym lean” Whether or not you should test your body...