Research Spotlight articles share concise breakdowns of interesting studies. The study reviewed is “Effects of intermittent fasting combined with resistance training on body composition: a systematic review and meta-analysis” by Ashtary-Larky et al.
Research Spotlight articles share concise breakdowns of interesting studies. The study reviewed is “Effects of Variations in Resistance Training Frequency on Strength Development in Well-Trained Populations and Implications for In-Season Athlete Training: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis” by Cuthbert et al.
In today’s episode, Greg and Eric provide an update about MacroFactor, their forthcoming nutrition app that is in the final stages of development. They also cover a variety of topics including relative energy deficiency, diet recovery, training frequency, beginner gains, the “constrained energy model,” ideal durations for bulking and cutting phases, and more.
In this episode, Greg and Eric provide a huge update related to the good news segment, some very impressive and potentially controversial feats of strength, and dueling research reviews about fish oil and distinguishing between responders and non-responders to training. They also answer some listener questions and congratulate the sport of baseball for becoming interesting again.
Some fitness professionals have questioned the importance of dietary carbohydrate, given that resistance training only depletes 24-40% of muscle glycogen. New data suggest that small reductions in muscle glycogen might have bigger performance impacts than once thought. Read on to learn about some very important carbohydrate research.
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