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.
The Complete Resource: What do you need to advance from a beginner to intermediate to advanced lifter? The Complete Strength Training Guide is your ultimate programming resource, with programs and thorough advice for lifters in all stages.
Programming for Hypertrophy: Is there a hypertrophy range of 6-15 reps per set that will net you more muscle growth? The Hypertrophy Range – Fact or Fiction? looks at this question both scientifically and practically.
Programming for Strength: Think bodybuilding and powerlifting training should be different? Think again. Powerlifters can learn a lot from bodybuilders about size and strength. Read more about programming for strength in this popular article: Powerlifters Should Train More Like Bodybuilders.
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. […]
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.
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 2, Greg gives us a detailed rundown of his recent study evaluating sex-based differences in rates of bench press fatigue and recovery, and we chat with Dr. Jason Cholewa about his research on betaine supplementation and the state of research in exercise science.
Why does dieting suck so much? This article is your comprehensive guide to metabolic adaptation and life after weight loss.
A lot of people have asked me to review the research on safety bar squats. There was just one problem: there wasn’t any. That’s changed over the past couple of months.
The authors of the “extreme volume study” break down their findings and the real-world application, and respond to critiques of the original paper.
We recently completed a yearlong study assessing factors contributing to injury risk in powerlifters. This article is the first in a series detailing our results.