Everything You Need to Know About Supplements with Gabe Yanez on the Iron Crew Podcast


Gabe Yanez is a Level 3 CrossFit Coach, podcaster, and co-founder of the West Coast Advantage.  Gabe is also an expert in the field of supplements and nutrition.  He drops a ton of knowledge regarding which supplements are necessary, and which ones are a waste of time.  Gabe also shares how to tell a quality supplement from a poor one.  Finally, he talks about what supplements are best for competitive athletes.  This is a must listen if you want to better understand the world of supplements.  

Before their conversation, Danny explains how to avoid having to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night, how to minimize screen time but still be active on social media, and why increasing sun exposure helps with productivity.  He also shares his views on exercise as a form of meditation, therapy, and practicing how to move.  Finally, he answers a listener question:  How do you get over sugar cravings?  

Here is where you can find each segment in case you want to skip around.  Enjoy!

:26 – Getting back to basics with lifestyle, nutrition, and supplements

1:56 – Danny’s “Week That Was” supported by Rubel Roasting, use “ironcrew” discount code for 10% off the freshest coffee around!

3:21 – Avoid getting up to go to the bathroom at night by front loading your hydration 

7:20 – How to minimize screen time and still be active on social media

10:23 – Why increasing sun exposure boosts your mood and productivity 

12:23 – Using exercise as meditation, therapy, and movement practice

17:01 – Listener Question: Any advice for those struggling with sugar cravings?

21:24 – Guest Interview supported by Kingsfield Fitness, use “ironcrew” discount code for 20% off a 4-speed vibrating foam roller!

22:50 – Conversation with Gabe Yanez

1:00:03 – Closing remarks supported by Life Ready Foods, use “ironcrew” discount code for 10% off a bag of grass fed beef protein powder, a great whey alternative!

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