Become a true master: Autoregulation

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People have been using autoregulation for ages: In their training. Nutrition and recovery To strategically periodize the intensity & volume throughout a macrocycle to consciously overreach or allow for additional rest. Most of you are probably familiar with some form of autoregulation but as a strength athlete, it will most likely be… RPE – Rate of […]

Podcast 045: Mike Zourdos – How to apply DUP to Bodybuilders vs. Powerlifters

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Many know Mike Zourdos for his work with Daily Undulating Periodisation (DUP). But it’s important you know he has a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, is an Assistant Professor in Exercise Science at Florida Atlantic University and Mike’s research focus on optimizing periodization and program design methods (including DUP). However, last but not least he is a Powerlifter, […]

Podcast 039: Lawrence Farncombe – Peaking for Powerlifting

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Today Steve talks to Lawrence Farncombe, the head GB Powerlifting Coach. He has a huge amount of personal experience and with his own athletes and we go over everything relating to Peaking for Powerlifting. From the differences between peaking and strength training, volume, intensity and frequency considerations, the importance of specificity and how to best set […]

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 […]

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 […]