After years of people claiming that it was bro science, a recent study provides further evidence that sarcoplasmic hypertrophy is a real phenomenon. The details, however, are still murky.
We’re back from our winter break with an excellent episode to kick off Season 2. This episode features an important update from the Game Changers cinematic universe, and some incredible feats of strength involving athletes with unbelievable longevity in a variety of physically demanding sports. Greg discusses a new documentary with some explosive allegations about doping in weightlifting, and then we get into some science-heavy segments with a Q&A and a Research Roundup. Topics include collagen supplementation, muscle hyperplasia, new caffeine research, and more. Finally, we discuss some more practical information about goal setting, programming your training during weight loss, and how to make really, really good caramel.
The final episode of the year begins with a brief recap of the wins and losses we experienced in 2019, and an announcement about our podcasting plans for 2020. After that, Greg shares some Feats of Strength, along with a “Hot Off the Presses” segment about recent research on the effective reps concept and antioxidant supplementation. In addition, Eric discusses some key behavior change theories to help you (or your clients) successfully modify their health-related habits and behaviors in 2020. Finally, Greg and Eric interview world champion powerlifter Mike Tuchscherer about all things powerlifting.
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