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.
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 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.
In episode 1 of the Stronger By Science Podcast, Eric and Greg explain the format of the show and set an impossibly low bar for expectations.
Discussion of the supplement industry conjures imagery of a lawless hellscape from an old Western movie, packed full of unscrupulous characters. So, exactly how accurate is this portrayal? What is the state of supplement regulation in the US?
You know creatine is beneficial for strength and power output. But you probably aren’t familiar with the lesser-known benefits and effects covered in this article.
Nitric oxide is a bodybuilding supplement staple. But do nitric oxide precursors actually enhance strength or hypertrophy performance?