Mass and Shred Podcast: Episode 6: Macro Nutrients: Part 3 of 3: Fats

Tracy and Mike continue their three-part discussion on macro nutrients by talking fats. Topics covered are the definition of fats, good fats and bad fats, the benefits of fats, the various sources and types of fats and much more.

We also include our Recipe of the Week and our Quote of the Week.

Exercise of the Week: Drag Curl

This is a great exercise for the outer head of the biceps. Do a few sets of these and feel the burn.

Grab a barbell with a supinated grip (palms facing forward) and get your elbows close to your torso and back. This will be your starting position.

As you exhale, curl the bar up while keeping the elbows to the back as you “Drag” the bar up by keeping it in contact with your torso. Tip: As you can see, you will not be keeping the elbows pinned to your sides, but instead you will be bringing them back. Also, do not lift your shoulders.

Slowly go back to the starting position as you keep the bar in contact with the torso at all times.

Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

Variations: You can use dumbbells or the smith machine.

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