Podcast 036: Mike Israetel – Q&A – Progressing Optimally & more

Today Steve talks to Mike Israetel from Renaissance Periodisation. Another fantastic Q&A. We cover cardio recommendations for bodybuilders and powerlifters, touch on Jeremy Loenneke, how to bring up stubborn calves and optimal progression in the weights room. You do not want to miss this. Get updates of when new podcasts come out straight into your inbox plus…

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52 Compelling Reasons Calories Count

1. A Calorie is a unit of energy: It is the amount of energy or heat that is taken to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius. Often, kcal is used interchangeably with “calorie”, so bare that in mind as you read on. [11] 2. Calories come from our Macronutrients: Fat, Protein and…

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Peaking for Powerlifting vs. Bodybuilding with Merat Tafreshi

I love Bodybuilding. But I also love Powerlifting. Both require a lot of effort, dedication and determination, however for Bodybuilding you’re peaking for a particular look (shredded and muscular) whereas in Powerlifting you’re peaking your maximal strength. So both require different strategies and that is what todays podcast is all about. On todays show I…

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cardio making you fatter

Is Cardio Making you Fatter?

OK lets just get one thing clear…what do we need in order to put on fat? (shout it out, I know you know it). WE NEED A CALORIE SURPLUS TO PUT ON FAT No two ways about it, there have been no studies to date that discredit the First Law of Thermodynamics:  “The total energy…

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