Podcast 032: Mike Israetel Q&A – ‘Junk Volume’ & more

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Junk Volume, accommodating resistance & much more covered in this Q&A with Mike Israetel. In todays podcast you’re in for a real treat as we establish exactly what is ‘junk volume’ and how to avoid it. That means less time wasted in the gym, doing something that is actively hurting your progress. Me and Mike […]

F*ck Motivation, Do This Instead

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It’s the New Year and there is lots of discussion about making resolutions. Motivation is often cited as crucial to achieving goals. In this article Emma Green argues that it’s not only unnecessary to be motivated to achieve your goals but also efforts to boost motivation are largely a waste of time. Emma will provide […]

Podcast 031: Alberto Nunez – Phases for Natural Bodybuilding Success

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Alberto Nunez notorious for his insane conditioning & pit bulls. He first stepped on a competitive stage in 2007, and then the very next year he earned his pro status in virtually every major natural organization. Despite all this success Nuñez claims his most successful accolade comes in the fact that he gets to be […]

Podcast 30: Mike Israetel & Jared Feather – Twice daily weight training & more

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Twice daily weight training…insane or a smart way to train? Jared Feather IFPA Pro Natural Bodybuilder & Mike Israetel from Renaissance Periodisation give you the science behind the implications of setting up two weight sessions a day. We also cover how to set up a hypertrophy mesocycle and if a stronger muscle actually helps promote […]

Podcast 29: Brad Schoenfeld – Muscle Hypertrophy Misconceptions

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Brad Schoenfeld; the hypertrophy expert, the godfather of muscle growth, the go to source for getting jacked. Brad is incredibly smart with a Ph.D, C.S.C.S., an internationally renowned fitness expert and widely regarded as one of the leading authorities on body composition training (muscle development and fat loss). He is a lifetime drug-free bodybuilder, and has won numerous […]

The Omniscient (all knowing) Dieter

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The omniscient dieter is all knowing. But, they’ve been many other dieters before getting to this point. They’ve had to go through many different ways of eating, seeing the good, the bad, and experiencing success and failure. This experience has laid the foundation for the development of becoming an omniscient dieter, and once there, there […]

Podcast 28: Eric Helms – Updates to Training & Nutrition Recommendations for Natural Bodybuilders

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Eric Helms; pro natural bodybuilder, PHD candidate, author and coach. We talk about what updates he would make to his papers on Natural Bodybuilder recommendations for training and nutrition. In addition we go over how I first came across 3DMJ, the emergence of ‘macro coaches’, the biggest barrier to getting contest lean and how much muscle […]

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

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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 […]

Progressing as an Intermediate Bodybuilder; 5 Key Lessons

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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, […]

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

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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 […]