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Opening segment: mandatory open-access academic publishing (5:27)
Greg’s segment: stretch-mediated hypertrophy (19:15)
- Can stretching directly cause muscle growth?
- Stronger By Science Research Spotlight post on Instagram
- Effect of range of motion in heavy load squatting on muscle and tendon adaptations
- Partial range of motion training elicits favorable improvements in muscular adaptations when carried out at long muscle lengths
- Muscle Architectural and Functional Adaptations Following 12-Weeks of Stretching in Adolescent Female Athletes
- Stretch training induces unequal adaptation in muscle fascicles and thickness in medial and lateral gastrocnemii
- Influence of Long-Lasting Static Stretching on Maximal Strength, Muscle Thickness and Flexibility
Partial versus full-ROM for hypertrophy (21:58)
Partial ROM at different muscle lengths (24:08)
Loaded stretching for calf growth (29:10)
“Proof-of-concept” studies (36:13)
More intensive calf stretching for hypertrophy (37:57)
Eric’s segment: reverse dieting (49:32)
Potential conflicts of interest and background information (53:07)
Overview of metabolic adaptation and relative energy deficiency (56:42)
The theoretical basis (and resulting claims) for reverse dieting (1:00:49)
Pertinent questions to be answered in this segment (1:05:29)
Metabolic adaptation versus metabolic damage (1:06:41)
To what extent does metabolic adaptation actually interfere with weight loss and weight maintenance? (1:11:20)
Is dieting with a higher calorie target actually easier? (1:21:17)
Why the metabolic phenotype research casts serious doubts on reverse dieting (1:24:07)
Empirical data from physique athletes (1:33:20)
Overfeeding at natural body weight versus weight regain after dieting (1:38:22)
Empirical data from the Minnesota Starvation Experiment (1:47:15)
Important clarifications (1:53:26)
Illusions that make reverse dieting seem way more effective than it is (1:54:56)
Is there ever a good reason to reverse diet? (2:18:56)
Practical applications and conclusions (2:23:52)