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Eat Train Prosper, by coaches Aaron Straker and Bryan Boorstein provides tangible advice about lifting, nutrition, and incorporating these into your lifestyle to achieve prosperity. Topics include sustainable training principles for increasing strength, building muscle, effective nutrition to get and stay lean, men's health, improving recovery, and practical lifestyle habits. Become the champion of your own health, both inside and out.

Eat Train Prosper, by coaches Aaron Straker and Bryan Boorstein provides tangible advice about lifting, nutrition, and incorporating these into your lifestyle to achieve prosperity. Topics include sustainable training principles for increasing strength, building muscle, effective nutrition to get and stay lean, men's health, improving recovery, and practical lifestyle habits. Become the champion of your own health, both inside and out.

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Eat Train Prosper, by coaches Aaron Straker and Bryan Boorstein provides tangible advice about lifting, nutrition, and incorporating these into your lifestyle to achieve prosperity. Topics include sustainable training principles for increasing strength, building muscle, effective nutrition to get and stay lean, men's health, improving recovery, and practical lifestyle habits. Become the champion of your own health, both inside and out.

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English


Episodes

Laurie Christine King | ETP#23

6/8/2021
This week we are joined by Laurie Christine King! Laurie is an absolute powerhouse on things fitness and nutrition, and a strong voice for inclusivity and diversity in the industry. She also co-founded and operates Paragon Training Methods alongside Bryan. In this episode we dig into the backstory behind the founding of Paragon, what it really means to be strong and well fed, and playing the long game in listening to what your body is trying to tell you. Thanks for listening! ✌️ Find More...

Duration:01:21:48

Aaron Opens up on his Dieting & Training | ETP#22

6/1/2021
In this episode Aaron shares some of his recent and personal realizations around how nutrition fits into his social life, as well as some fears and uncertainties surrounding his own training and progress. Bryan sheds some insight on his own recent training realizations and we wrap up with providing our own nuanced takes on the classic question of "What is the best way to train during a deficit?" Thanks for listening! ✌️ Nutrition Coaching with Aaron...

Duration:01:04:42

Insulin Sensitivity with Brandon DaCruz | ETP#21

5/25/2021
This week we are joined once again by Brandon DaCruz and we are talking about endogenous insulin and everything you might want to know about how insulin impacts how well you can build muscle, drop body fat and ultimately your day-to-day health. Follow / Reach Out to Brandon ⬇️ Instagram: @brandondacruz_ Coaching Inquiries: bdacruzfitness@gmail.com Nutrition Coaching with Aaron ⬇️ https://strakernutritionco.com/metabolic-performance-protocol Instagram: @aaron_straker Follow Bryan's Gym...

Duration:01:31:52

Body Fat Levels, Mechanical Tension, Deloading & Cardio | ETP#20

5/18/2021
This week we introduce a big topic in training called Mechanical Tension and why it's important for progressing to you. We also dive into body fat percentage levels and what is most important to know here. The different types of deload techniques becoming more available as well as when you should do you cardio...if at all? Thanks for listening! ✌️ Nutrition Coaching with Aaron ⬇️ https://strakernutritionco.com/metabolic-performance-protocol Instagram: @aaron_straker Follow Bryan's Gym...

Duration:00:49:32

Q&A: Our Take on Marijuana, Calorie Cycling & Much More | ETP#19

5/11/2021
In this week's episode Bryan and Aaron cover in-depth 7 questions from Instagram and a few bonus extra questions at the end. Topics range from personal anecdote and research on marijuana use, reasons for/against calorie cycling, leg drive in the bench press, and the best rep range to maximize muscle AND grow muscle simultaneously. Thanks for listening! ✌️ Nutrition Coaching with Aaron ⬇️ https://strakernutritionco.com/metabolic-performance-protocol Instagram: @aaron_straker Follow...

Duration:01:05:00

Starting Diets, Full Body Hypertrophy & Getting Labwork | ETP#18

5/4/2021
This week Bryan and Aaron go over the planning and structure of their respective calorie deficits and mini-cuts that have started. Aaron provides an update on the proposed Full Body Hypertrophy (FBH) training block from a few episodes back. Aaron's covers the importance of getting labwork drawn periodically for your health primarily and to know where you're starting a potential calorie deficit from and its impacts. Lastly, some best practices for staying lean post calorie deficit period as...

Duration:01:07:08

Energy Flux + More with Brandon DaCruz | ETP#17

4/27/2021
This week on the podcast we have Brandon DaCruz. Brandon is an online nutrition coach, executive for the supplement company Innovapharm, as well as an internationally published fitness model. On top of all of this, Brandon spends a lot of time learning his craft and today he shares a lot of that with us. We cover a broad range of topics mostly centered around energy models for successful dieting and keeping the weight off. Both constrained energy expenditure and energy flux models, talk a...

Duration:01:30:50

Training Legs: Exercise Variation & Execution Cues | ETP#16

4/20/2021
This week it's Bryan and Aaron going back and forth on Aaron's proposed daily leg training, reducing exercise variation to personal favorites for the purpose of increasing stimulus to the desired musculature. Bryan provides insight on common pitfalls and what is possibly the most realistic way to design full body hypertrophy programs. The conversation pivots into exercise execution specifically for Romanian Deadlifts (RDLs) biasing glutes vs hamstring and Bulgarian Split Squats biasing...

Duration:00:52:40

Deep Thoughts with Anders Varner | ETP#15

4/13/2021
This week on the Eat Train Prosper podcast we have our good friend, Anders Varner. Anders is the host of the the Barbell Shrugged Podcast and creator of the Diesel Dad Challenge. Helping busy dads get strong, lean, and athletic without sacrificing family, fatherhood, or fitness. Anders also has an extensive history in coaching fitness, online media, marketing, and entrepreneurship. In today's episode we go deep with Anders on the reflections and changes that a lifetime of fitness has had in...

Duration:01:09:58

Life/Training/Diet Updates: April | ETP#14

4/6/2021
Today we catch up on all things life, training, and nutrition/diet going on as we're now into the first week in April. Aaron speaks about reaching the end of his 8 month (mostly) lean gains period and Bryan covers how his gaintaining has been going. We also go into psychology of training and how this impacts the tradeoff between what might be optimal and what is practical within the bounds of your life and enjoyment. If you're interested in listening about what changes and updates we make...

Duration:01:03:26

How to Pick the Best Training Split | ETP#13

3/30/2021
In today's episode we are talking all things training splits. What type of training split might be best suited for beginners, or for more advanced training ages? What factors outside of the gym might impact which training split could work best for you right now. We discuss our current training splits, some of our favorites we have used, as well as common splits we personally find we do not like much. Additionally we cover brief explanations of some of the most popular training splits you...

Duration:00:58:51

Breaking Plateaus & Reflections on Lockdown Training | ETP#12

3/23/2021
This week we revisit our training during last year's lockdown and the modifications we made and how it affected us physically and mentally. Our best advice for what to expect and plan for when returning to the gym after lockdown, and lastly how to approach breaking plateaus. Topics Explored: 1. Reflecting on training during lockdown. Looking back now one year later. 2. For those who haven't yet returned to your "normal" gym. The important things to consider for when making your triumphant...

Duration:00:55:36

Psychology of Doing Less - Best Rep Range - Post "Cheat" Plan | ETP#11

3/16/2021
This week we have another Instagram Q&A covering the psychology around "doing less", how to balance your volume between rep ranges, and appropriate course of action following a blowout/cheat meals and philosophies here. *Note. Bryan was experiencing some audio hardware issues later into the episode. Topics Explored: 1. Coming from a higher volume training program (for example: competitive Crossfit) The process of psychological acceptance that it’s possible “less is more” and how you might...

Duration:00:54:00

Relevancy of Tonnage? / When to Progress Load within a Rep Range | ETP10

3/9/2021
Today's episode surrounds the ever important topics considering evaluating appropriate progression when moving through a training cycle. Speaking from the context of primarily hypertrophy but with indications of where dually applicable for strength as well. 1. What is the relevancy of achieving a greater tonnage in evaluating progression? Is tonnage a metric we should pay attention to in a micro perspective? What about from a macro perspective? Example. Performing 30 lbs. for 15 reps = 450...

Duration:00:57:01

Higher Carb Dieting, Training to Failure & Rest Periods | ETP#9

3/2/2021
In today's episode Bryan and Aaron explore three different topics that always seem to be circulating in the various training and nutrition spaces. Dieting on a higher carbohydrate vs. a higher fat intake. Training to failure versus training to 1-2 RIR?Optimal Rest Period length? Nutrition Coaching with Aaron ⬇️ https://strakernutritionco.com Instagram: @aaron_straker Follow Bryan's Gym Programming ⬇️ https://evolvedtrainingsystems.com Instagram: @bryanboorstein Eat Train Prosper...

Duration:01:04:29

Current States of Training, Nutrition, Life & Business | ETP#8

2/23/2021
Bryan and Aaron catch up on the current states of their personal and professional lives. Of course they also go deep on the current landscape of their own hypertrophy training, physique goals and what their nutrition looks like. Including a long aside about Bryan's future plans for a natural bodybuilding show in 2022 and thoughts surrounding potential approaches for this. Aaron's Metabolic Performance Protocol starting March 1st...

Duration:00:48:24

Dr. Dave Maconi and Abel Csabai | ETP#7

2/16/2021
On today's episode we have our first ever guests, Dr. Dave Maconi and Abel Csabai. Dave and Abel are both very knowledgable about training and nutrition and have valuable insights regarding each. Topics Explored: 1. General thoughts on how much the genetic potential of strength and hypertrophy are related? 2. Conjecture on some potential "strength numbers" that genetically average people could expect to hit over a training career. 3. General discussion of epigenetics generation to...

Duration:01:24:50

Instagram Questions & Answers:2 | ETP#6

2/9/2021
In this second Q&A style episode Bryan and Aaron cover more questions asked from their Instagram followers. The questions are a solid balance between training, nutrition, and some of the differences in how men and women can approach training respective to their physiological differences. Questions Answered: https://store.bodyrecomposition.com/the-womens-book-vol1/ Nutrition Coaching with Aaron ⬇️ https://strakernutritionco.com Instagram: @aaron_straker Follow Bryan's Gym Programming...

Duration:00:53:41

Importance of Compound Movements | ETP#5

2/2/2021
We often talk about topics with a view from above, zooming in on the advanced trainee. But we all started somewhere, and the way in which you start can impact what you learn, how you interpret the information you’re receiving as feedback from your body, and what processes become your guiding principles as you progress through the training journey. In this episode we discuss some of the basic training concepts that were part of our journey during the early days. How much did we rely on...

Duration:01:14:06

The Protein Range Debate | ETP#4

1/26/2021
Bryan and Aaron provide their take on the protein range debate. Is 0.8 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight sufficient? Is there any beneficial potential in eating up to 1.5 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight. Are those upper ranges superfluous or is there any merit? What are the important contextual considerations that warrant a lower protein intake vs. the higher end ranges. Questions...

Duration:00:39:42