We recently published an article on how body-fat levels affect your p-ratio. After a rebuttal to that article was published, we want to respond to some of the claims and counter-evidence presented and to reiterate the general lack of evidence to substantiate the popular p-ratio hypothesis.
This is the final episode of season 3, and it features a couple of really in-depth research reviews. After some Good News and Feats of Strength, Eric takes a deep dive into a commonly-held belief in the evidence-based fitness world, and discusses whether or not getting lean will enhance your ability to gain muscle by improving your insulin sensitivity and increasing your p-ratio. After that, Greg has an excellent review covering the topic of ischemic preconditioning, followed by a Q&A segment in which Greg and Eric answer a couple of common questions with some very practical applications.
This is the final episode of 2020, and it’s a science-heavy episode packed full of information. After some Good News and Feats of Strength, Eric revisits a couple of previous segments and social media posts about optimal protein intakes and the potential benefits of fish oil. Greg got some new information about a paper evaluating the use of strength blocks to increase hypertrophy, so he revisits that topic as well. Finally, Greg and Eric share some new research reviews about the importance of muscle glycogen depletion for lifters and biological factors that may limit the growth of muscle fibers, followed by a sincere “thank you” to close out the year.
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