When the rubber meets the road, does autoregulating training using velocity targets and velocity stops ultimately lead to larger strength gains than percentage-based training? This study says “yes.”
In this episode, Greg and Eric provide a thorough report on the Stronger By Science trip to Iceland. After feats of strength, Greg and Eric discuss a recent paper that has caused some controversy related to red meat and processed meat, followed by a practical discussion on how and why to implement deloads in your training. Finally, Greg and Eric interview Dr. Michael Ray, who tells us all about pain science, specifically in the context of lifting weights.
In today’s episode, Greg and Eric field listener questions about branched chain amino acids, mini-cuts, potential differences between males and females, tips for your first powerlifting meet, and more. To finish off the episode, Greg and Eric discuss their favorite quad exercises for building up big legs and a big squat.
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