This may surprise you, but there are plenty of athletes who are fit but…unhealthy. In this episode, Dr. Stephanie and Dr. Phil Maffetone discuss obsession and overeating, what happens when you sacrifice your health for improved performance, and how to break free of the toxic “hustle” and stop glorifying injuries. They deep dive into the importance of maximizing your aerobic function, high-intensity training and its relationship to burnout, and the causes of metabolic dysfunction. You’ll discover why your maximum aerobic heart rate is important and determine the volume of aerobic training that’s right for you. Dr. Stephanie and Dr. Phil discuss the proper nutrition and macronutrients necessary for optimal fat burning, the effects of seed oils, emulsifiers, and energy bars, and how food marketing is influencing our choices. You’ll find out how to improve your insulin sensitivity through a two-week test, and get a glimpse of the problems with carrying extra fat. Finally, you’ll hear how obesity hurts you in the face of viral infections, junk food, and actionable ways to start making positive changes in your life.