Q&A: Bands, Chains, Useful Supplements, and Tweaking Your Program (Episode 27)

In today’s episode, Greg and Eric field listener questions about protein powders, accommodating resistance (bands, chains, etc.), pull-up technique, how to tweak your training program to break through plateaus, and much more. To finish off the episode, Greg and Eric share their perspectives on the most useful, evidence-based supplements.

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Time Stamps

0:01:52 Announcement: Biggest MASS sale of the year

0:03:25 Responding to the controversy

0:10:17 How do you ease into a high volume, hypertrophy-focused mesocycle after a powerlifting meet without losing your strength gains?

0:17:13 Is there any benefit to a “personalized” protein supplement blend, or is it just an excuse to increase the price?

0:26:04 How do you tweak a lifting program to break through plateaus and ensure continued progress?

0:43:03 What is your opinion on mass gainers? 

0:50:58 “The Other Eric” (Helms) doesn’t appear to lift his chin all the way to the bar when doing pull-ups. For strength and hypertrophy goals, is it important to do so?

0:58:56 Are there any merits to this study (https://tinyurl.com/y2mzemnw)? Are its conclusions accurate?

1:10:18 What’s your take on accommodating resistance for absolute strength?

1:23:18 Which supplements don’t suck?

1:41:42 Important lasagna and pasta feedback

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