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The Keto Savage Podcast

Podcast discussing fitness lifestyle, the keto diet, science, nutrition, contest prep, the fitness industry, business, and the pursuit of happiness!  There will be several different podcast guests that will consist of athletes, experts in the health and nutrition industry, and other people of interest!

Jan 16, 2023

In this episode, I welcome back my client and friend, Michael Denehy, to discuss his recent elk hunt and the nutritional manipulations we made to prepare him for that journey.


What we talked about:


  • Mileage he covered during the hunt (2:14)
  • Competition prep and his cutting phases (3:40)
  • Strength and endurance in bodybuilding (4:51)
  • Hunting as an athletic event (9:49)
  • HIs training and nutritional plan for the elk hunt (14:14)
  • Agility (21:13)
  • Nutritional advice he wishes he would have taken during the hunt (23:56)
  • Training back at the rental house after hiking all day (30:42)
  • His experience with his new scope setup and binoculars (32:36)
  • Rifle and scope combination (36:21)
  • Taking a too-long shot at an elk and missing (39:07)
  • Treating the hunt, and the animals, with respect (48:36)
  • Ammunition and firepower(51:03)
  • Thriving through adversity (1:04:52)


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