Dr Clay Show LIVE! (and unscripted/unrehearsed)

On a whim, I decided to do a live episode of the Dr Clay Show.

But let me forewarn you, it’s unscripted, unrehearsed…probably more of a blog video I suppose.

Regardless, I do manage to talk some UFC, Biggest Loser, and go over a couple new studies.  And I answer a couple questions, too.

If you guys dig this format, I’ll do more of these in the future – and I’ll try to announce it ahead of time, too ;)



Ep62: Uphill Walking…what type of Cardio is it?


Episode 62: What type of Cardio is Walking Uphill?

Walking at a moderate speed on level ground is Steady State Cardio (SSC).  More specifically, it’s Low Intensity, Steady State Cardio.

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is obviously high intensity in nature, so high that it must be done in an on/off fashion (hence the term interval).

But what about cardio that’s really hard – certainly NOT low intensity – but that you can maintain for a while (thus not interval in nature)… like Walking up a STEEP Hill; what type of cardio is that?!

In this episode of the Dr Clay Show, I’m going to take you on an uphill walk with me as I explain what type of cardio uphill walking is.



  • Low-Intensity Cardio is Aerobic in nature (meaning it uses oxygen)
  • High-Intensity Cardio is Anaerobic (does not use oxygen)

Your friend in fitness,

Dr Clay


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Ep61: Grass Fed Beef & Why You Should Choose It


Episode 61: Happy Grass Fed Cows & their Healthy Beef

In this rather unique episode of the Dr Clay Show I’m going to take  you on a stroll to see some happy, flirty, and rambunctious cows as they eat their preferred staple…GRASS!  Well, and some tree leaves, too.

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Speaking of grass-fed beef, you can use some in this Simple, Low-Fat Chili Recipe



Ep60: Crunch FASTER for More Effective Ab Training!

Episode 60 of the Dr Clay Show: Why you should Crunch FASTER for more effective Ab Training

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On the SLOW end of the Ab Training spectrum, check out Are Planks the Best Ab Exercise?


Ep59: “Barefoot” Shoes vs Regular Shoes, the Pros & Cons

Episode 59: Why Shoes Suck!

In this episode, I’ll explain the pros & cons of barefoot shoes like Vibram Five Fingers and Merrell Barefoot vs regular running / tennis shoes.  Even if you’re not into running, you should still understand the basic biomechanical differences in running barefoot vs running in traditional shoes.

Show Resources

Vibram Five Fingers official website

Merrell Barefoot official website

Harvard University Barefoot Running – great resource on the biomechanics of barefoot running from the Harvard Skeletal Biology Lab, home of barefoot running gure, Daniel Lieberman

Born to Run – best-selling book by Christopher McDougall