Podcast 176: Volume Progression w/ Mike Israetel & Alex Boivin

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We all know Mike by now. Alex has been on at episode 172 and had some interesting ideas about methodologies for hypertrophy. That’s why we got both on to discuss their ideas about the optimal progression scheme for hypertrophy.

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Timestamps:

  • 01:00 Alex kicks off with talking about his critics
  • 4:20 Mike response to Alex’s interpretation of Mike’s approach
  • 11:30 Alex’s take on soreness, pump, difficulty of a session
  • 13:40 Mike gets back with estimating MEV
  • 16:09 Alex talks about his approach and believes what’s optimal
  • 18:06 Mike critiques Alex’s thoughts and when adding more volume is a good idea
  • 27:42 Uncertainties of adding volume
  • 31:01 Alex’s doubts about increasing sets
  • 33:25 Mike speaks about mesocycle progression and decrease in rep ranges over time
  • 40:38 Periodisation and its effect on muscle fibre type and thus, what’s probably the best rep range
  • 48:52 Are high rep sets actually beneficial?

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