Podcast 27: Dr. Mike Israetel – Variation within Micro, Meso and Macrocycles & more

You’re in for a treat this week as I ask Dr. Mike your questions, in particular variation across your macrocycles. Get updates of when new podcasts come out straight into your inbox plus some free content by clicking here. Mike goes over many mis-conceptions within training such as muscle confusion, over training/development of the front…

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Progressing as an Intermediate Bodybuilder; 5 Key Lessons

2016 will mark my 5th year of consistent ‘proper training’ and ‘intelligent nutrition’ as a bodybuilder. First let me clarify, in simple terms: Proper training – planned workouts with progression schemes in place Intelligent nutrition – eating sufficient macros and thus total Calories to fuel my training & goals This is an important distinction to make,…

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Podcast 026: How to set up & run a successful Mini Cut

Lately we have been receiving a lot of questions about how to set up a mini cut. What they are? Why do them? Do they risk muscle loss? Can you actually lose much fat? Well today Steve and Mark take you through everything you could want to know in regards to setting up a mini…

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4 Variables That Impact Your Training Volume [MRV Series Part 3]

Training volume is a key driver for strength and size gains. By understanding the following you’ll be able to get the most from your training. In part 1 we learnt what Maximal Recoverable Volume (MRV) is and why it’s a powerful training concept. In part 2 we then took this further and touched on the…

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Podcast 025: Jeff Alberts – The Do’s & Don’ts of Natural Bodybuilding

This week Steve talks to Jeff Alberts of 3DMJ. Jeff is a Natural Pro Bodybuilder with over 30 years of training experience under his belt. He has been through it all when it comes to bodybuilding, we go over the good, the bad and the ugly. What Jeff has learnt over his time training and…

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A Bodybuilders Maximal Recoverable Volume Charge [MRV Series Part 2]

In part 1 of the MRV series we learnt exactly what MRV is. I highly recommend you check that out before reading this next piece (click here). As I said I started this series because of the huge value understanding the concept of MRV has had to my personal results and my clients. Thus, I…

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Podcast 024: Q&A with Dr. Mike Israetel – Intuitive Eating, Calorie Cycling, DUP & more

Welcome to another Q&A with Dr. Mike, this week we talk about intuitive eating, calorie cycling and much more. I want to remind you that if you want to ask Mike your questions I recommend you either add me as a friend on facebook (which you can do here) and wait for me to ask…

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What is Maximal Recoverable Volume? [MRV Series Part 1]

I first came across MRV while reading The Scientific Principles of Strength Training. Honestly, it really opened my eyes. I have been using it within my own programming and with the clients at Revive Stronger to great success. Furthermore, I’ve spent a lot of time learning from Mike Israetel, who came up with the concept…

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Podcast 023: Andrea Valdez – Psychology of the Athlete

Andrea Valdez; figure competitor, powerlifter, bodybuilding coach (for 3DMJ) and well a hell of a lot more. She co-authored the fantastic Muscle & Strength Pyramids (linked below). And has coached since the age of 16 and now works with one of the top Online Coaching providers out there; 3DMJ. You’ll likely catch her training for…

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Podcast 022: Q&A with Dr. Mike Israetel – in depth programming discussions

In todays podcast we talk a lot about programming. Specifically: accessory work injuries I think you guys will get a tonne of value once again from this podcast, and do remember if you have a question you’re dying to ask Mike to watch out for my post on facebook collecting questions. Or if you can’t…

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