The Modus Movement

The Modus Movement
Join Dr. Robert Pastore as he interviews guests from backgrounds of all types – from all-star athletes, to top trainers and coaches, to scientists and researchers - and dives deeply into the science behind optimizing performance and longevity.
#009 - On Dairy Intolerances
Dec 14 • 45 min
Dr. Pastore discusses dairy intolerances, including whey and casein intolerances, at length in this conversation. In this conversation, he goes into the different types of allergies that exist and the body’s responses to these types of intolerances. Link:…
#008 - Concussion & TBI Recovery in Professional Athletes with Ben Velazquez
Dec 7 • 48 min
Dr. Pastore is joined by long time friend and colleague Ben Velasquez to discuss concussions & traumatic brain injury recovery in professional athletes. Conversation points include proactive treatments, recovery time, mechanical vs. biomechanical…
#007 - On Amino Acids
Nov 30 • 41 min
Dr. Pastore discusses amino acids, the building blocks of protein, at length. In this conversation, he talks about essential and conditionally-essential amino acids, the most important amino acids for athletes, and the process of digestion and protein…
#006 - Nutritional Diversity for Endurance and Ultra-Marathon Athletes
Nov 23 • 64 min
Dr. Pastore chats with Angie Dye and Bob Seebohar, two sports dieticians who work extensively with endurance athletes. In this conversation, they talk about different diets, including paleo, keto, vegan, etc and the importance of nutritional diversity.…
#005 - A Conversation with Oz Garcia
Nov 16 • 43 min
Dr. Pastore interviews Oz Garcia, famed nutritionist to the stars and a leading authority on age reversal and healthy aging. In this conversation, they discuss trends in age reversal science, the dangers of refined sugar and detoxing from digital media.…
#004 - On Athlete Longevity
Nov 9 • 49 min
In this conversation, Dr. Robert Pastore talks in depth about how to optimize for longevity in high performing athletes, the importance of diet and nutrition and the role of dietary intolerances, and protein dietary requirements for optimal recovery.…
#003 - A Conversation with Raùl Ibañez
Nov 2 • 41 min
Dr. Pastore interviews his former patient and long-time friend Raul Ibanez, retired MLB All-Star Player. In this conversation, they discuss longevity in professional sports, dietary sensitivities and nutrition, and his training post-retirement. Link to…
#002 – On Supplement Safety
Oct 26 • 43 min
In this conversation, Dr. Robert Pastore talks in depth about the problem with lead, arsenic and other heavy metals in plant-based protein, standards bodies like NSF and the Clean Label Project, and the direction of supplement regulation in the market.
#001 – A Conversation with Cary Berkowitz, CSCS
Oct 19 • 68 min
In this conversation, Dr. Pastore and Cary discuss the importance of breathing in exercise, the tradeoffs between aesthetics, performance and longevity, and potential issues that might disrupt muscle protein synthesis.