In today’s episode, Greg and Eric field listener questions about how birth control and the menstrual cycle affect periodization, optimal rates of weight loss, adjusting calorie intake while bulking, how long it takes muscles and connective tissues to adapt to resistance training, a quick tip to turn a good hypertrophy program into a good strength program, and much more.
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In episode 8, Greg and Eric settle the dispute about who truly started the first ever fitness podcast. They go on to discuss advancements in athlete drug testing, research pertaining to protein and overfeeding, a surprising new study on ecdysterone supplementation, and which muscle groups are really targeted by the back squat. Then they interview Dr. Eric Helms about all things bodybuilding, including macro tracking, optimal training frequency, and management of training intensity and volume.
In today’s episode, Greg and Eric field listener questions about CBD, volume versus intensity for strength gains, the concept of “junk volume,” eccentric-focused training, and how Greg managed to build a business in the fitness industry.
A new study lends pretty solid support to two of my more iconoclastic positions about squatting, for which I previously only had shaky, circumstantial evidence. This article digs into the research and tells you what you need to know.
In Episode 6, Greg and Eric discuss two recent studies about caffeine. One paper has been all over the media, with headlines suggesting that there’s no harm in drinking 25 cups of coffee per day. The other study sought to determine if men and women have the same response to a pre-exercise dose of caffeine. […]
Caffeine has long been touted as a performance-enhancing supplement. This article discusses what caffeine does in the body, how it affects strength performance, and whether or not health and safety concerns about caffeine are warranted.
In today’s episode, Greg and Eric discuss how to cut weight for powerlifting, dealing with exercises that cause pain, the acceptability of putting pineapple on pizza, and much more.
This is part 2 of our series of articles based on a yearlong injury study we (semi) recently concluded. In the first analytical look at the injury study data, we will be focusing on whether the people who sustained an injury during the course of the study differed from the people who didn’t sustain an injury.
In Episode 4, Eric discusses the challenges of being an ultra-elite two-sport athlete with a bad hip, and Greg shares some crazy feats of strength. Greg and Eric are joined by Rick Collins, Esq., CSCS, one of the top legal experts in the world of dietary supplements, for an in-depth discussion about how supplements are […]
In Episode 3, Greg and Eric answer listener questions about performance and recovery as you age, leucine, spinal loading and joint health, beltless training, the heath benefits of getting stronger, Terry Tao, and the reproducibility of exercise science research.