On this episode: Le Cordon Bleu, instant pot vs crock pot, good poop, and probably a spy. We’re talking with Lentine Alexis, former pro endurance athlete, and a chef who specializes in food for athletes and adventurers — an “athletic alchemist.”
- 00:40 – Introducing Lentine
- 04:20 – Pivoting from professional endurance athlete to chef
- 09:15 – Bikepacking in Morocco
- 10:24 – Eating real food when traveling
- 12:42 – Training as an endurance athlete while living on a small island in the South Pacific (and on track to becoming a spy)
- 15:00 – The biggest misconceptions about what athletes should (or should not) eat
- 18:40 – Working with athletes to determine what food they need
- 20:30 – Ayurveda health and the science of how all life functions
- 23:20 – Lentine’s secret weapon: the Instant Pot (and some of her favorite uses for it)
- 29:40 – The truth about which rice is “healthier” for you
- 33:20 – Thoughts on food sensitivity
- 35:30 – Poop!
- 37:25 – The impact of how food is cultivated today
- 41:10 – What to eat to fuel an all-day adventure
- 47:20 – Where she worked in LA
- 47:50 – Lentine’s recipe club
- 53:20 – The “bad” foods
- 59:15 – Why Jason can just smell bread and put on five pounds
- 64:50 – How long does it take food to work through your system?
Connect with Lentine!
- Find Lentine online at lentinealexis.com
- Find Lentine on Instagram: @lentinealexis
- Join Lentine’s recipe club
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