In Episode 2, Eric Trexler was confused at The Avengers, Greg Nuckols shares a couple of crazy feats of strength, and Greg gives us a detailed rundown of his recent study evaluating sex-based differences in rates of bench press fatigue and recovery. Greg explains how he ran the study, what he found, and how it might affect the way you train. In the interview portion, Eric interviews Dr. Jason Cholewa about his research on betaine supplementation, the state of research in exercise science, and the state of higher education in general.
00:02:09 Introducing Master Greg Nuckols
00:06:06 Eric was confused at The Avengers: Endgame
00:09:44 Feats of Strength: John Haack, Marianna Gasparyan
00:16:35 Background and rationale for Greg’s study (fatigue and recovery differences between men and women)
00:32:26 Study design and methods for Greg’s study
00:42:18 A summary of the results of the study
00:46:38 How do Greg’s results apply to “real world” training?
00:52:33 To Play Us Out: Advice for pursuing a degree in Exercise Science
01:06:34 Interview with Dr. Jason Cholewa (Associate Professor, Coastal Carolina University)
01:07:57 Jason’s background
01:10:04 Jason’s research on how betaine supplementation affects body composition and strength performance
01:20:52 Multi-ingredient pre-workout supplement formulas
01:31:17 The state of research in exercise science and sports nutrition
01:43:00 The state of higher education
01:55:43 Non-evidence-based strategies: does pre-competition cryotherapy help for bodybuilding/physique athletes?
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