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066: The Improvement Season – Being your own Coach

8/13/2018
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This time we're talking about how to "try" coaching yourself. Struggles, things to consider, possible options. All that kind of stuff ;) Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: http://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: http://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/revivestronger INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/revivestronger MYFITNESSPAL: http://www.myfitnesspal.com/food/diary/snhall1990 YOUTUBE:...

Duration:01:00:44

115: The Rest, Tempo, Pump Work Roundtable - Mike Israetel & Menno Henselmans

8/13/2018
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The Rest, Tempo, Pump Work Roundtable: Dr. Mike Israetel and Menno Henselmans get into a discussion about the general principles and understanding of rest times, lifting tempo & pump work for hypertrophy. Talking about things such as optimal rest times & lifting tempo and ways to go about pump work and how to properly apply these variables for optimal hypertrophic outcomes. Timestamps: 00:42 Menno starts with talking about rest periods 05:30 Mike adds his opinion on the topic 14:22 Menno...

Duration:01:10:06

065: The Improvement Season – You don't need motivation, you need habits!

8/6/2018
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This time we're talking about how to stay motivated in the offseason...or is motivation even required? Is there another way for sustainability? Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: http://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: http://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/revivestronger INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/revivestronger MYFITNESSPAL: http://www.myfitnesspal.com/food/diary/snhall1990...

Duration:00:36:01

114: Brad Schoenfeld - A case for Hypertrophy

8/6/2018
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Brad Schoenfeld the hypertrophy expert is back on the show. Brad is one of the top in the field when it comes to the development of muscular hypertrophy. An active researcher, author and trainee himself. We’re delighted to have him back on the show to talk about the ‘gainz pyramid’ and what our priorities are when it comes to growing maximal muscle tissue. Timestamps: 00:56 Brad elaborates on his quote “A majority of maximizing muscle growth - perhaps as much as 70% - is obtained from simply...

Duration:00:50:24

064: The Improvement Season – Short vs. Long Contest Prep

7/30/2018
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This time we're talking about a short vs. long contest prep. It seems like there was a trend for now doing a longer prep, however, we're not so convinced about that. Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: http://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: http://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/revivestronger INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/revivestronger MYFITNESSPAL:...

Duration:00:37:28

113: Mike Israetel - Prime Driver for Hypertrophy: Progressive Tension Overload vs. Total Volume

7/30/2018
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Another fantastic Q&A with Mike Israetel. This time, Mike is talking about the prime driver for hypertrophy and whether progressive tension overload or total volume might be more important. Furthermore, he shares his thoughts on the best age to compete and the frequency on how often you should compete at a certain age group. Timestamps: 01:09 Mike shares his insight about the prime driver for hypertrophy: Progressive tension overload vs. Volume 19:14 Mike's opinion on competing age for...

Duration:01:08:31

063: The Improvement Season – Bodybuilding & Relationships

7/23/2018
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We're back and this time we're catching up about what has happened over the past couple of weeks and we delve into the impact relationships can have on bodybuilding. Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: http://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: http://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/revivestronger INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/revivestronger MYFITNESSPAL:...

Duration:00:58:44

112: Bret Contreras - A Key Driver For Hypertrophy: Mechanical Tension

7/23/2018
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Bret Contreras aka the glute guy. Bret is known for his amazing work with the glutes aka the butt cheeks. He has worked with thousands of people to enhance their results. Using a combination of his more than 20 years experience in the field and his PhD to provide fantastic results and information. In this amazing episode with Bret Contreras we delve into mechanical tension, what it actually is and how you can practically apply it for yourself or your clients. Furthermore, we discuss...

Duration:01:07:17

111: Bryan Krahn - A Story about The Grind and Intent

7/16/2018
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Bryan Krahn is a renowned fitness writer. Not only that but he is in fantastic shape and has been in the trenches helping others get into awesome shape for years. Today we delve into some super interesting topics including how Bryan likes to incorporate ‘bro science’ into his programming, and why that might not be a bad idea at all. From why going to the gym isn’t a sacrifice to how to appropriately use exercise variation for hypertrophy, you’re going to love this episode. Timestamps:...

Duration:00:49:02

110: The Volume, Intensity, Frequency Roundtable w/ Eric Helms, Mike Israetel & Menno Henselmans

7/10/2018
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The Volume, Intensity, Frequency Roundtable: Dr. Mike Israetel, Dr. Eric Helms and Menno Henselmans get into a discussion around the general principles of training variables such as Volume, Intensity and Frequency. Furthermore, they dive into periodisation and how to gauge progress over time. Timestamps: 00:46 Eric defines what Volume, Intensity & Frequency stands for 03:41 Menno talks about how he practically applies these variables for hypertrophy 12:49 Menno touches quickly on the...

Duration:01:10:20

109: Ryan Doris - Go There! Self-Sabotage, Purpose & Motivation

7/2/2018
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Ryan is a world class natural bodybuilder and powerlifter. However, he has an incredible talent for talking through the various psychological aspects of both sports. This is something he uses within his own coaching for his company Fortis EQ where he coaches a variety of athletes. We delve deep into that in today's episode, enjoy a unique listen. Time stamps: 01:54 Ryan talks about "The work" 06:00 Ryan shares his thoughts on motivation 08:15 Ryan describes constant evil and positive...

Duration:00:46:22

108: Ben Esgro - Practical Application of Science

6/25/2018
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Ben is the founder of De Novo Nutrition. The company has both consulting and supplement branches, based on objective science and ethical practice. Ben is also a registered dietitian (RD), with a Masters in Nutrition and Exercise Science (MS). We discuss how to apply knowledge and science to real-life situations. Furthermore Ben talks about things he has learned over the years and shared a little bit of exciting news in regards to DeNovo. Time stamps: 02:27 Ben shares his ideas on what...

Duration:00:54:42

RSP 107 Mike

6/18/2018
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This time, Mike is talking about short-term vs. long-term optimality, he shares his thoughts on methodologies and ways to optimise insulin sensitivity and his thoughts on body part emphasis in a training routine. Time stamps: 01:45 Mike shares his insight about short-term vs. long-term optimality 14:39 Mike's opinion on methodologies and ways to optimise insulin sensitivity 26:02 Mike speaks about symptoms of too little fat in your diet 33:00 Mike covers the questions whether hairy people...

Duration:00:51:13

062: The Improvement Season – TRT, Steroids or staying Natural?

6/11/2018
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This time we talk about Steve's recent blood test and results of his hormone panel. He had a follow-up consultation with Broderick L. Chavez in which they talked about how to optimise his current situation. Furthermore, we delve into a discussion about whether we're considering taking TRT, steroids or if we want to stay natural for the rest of our career. Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: http://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: http://www.revivestronger.com...

Duration:00:53:00

106: Jared Feather - A Case for Relative Intensity

6/11/2018
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London Seminar 2018 with Mike Israetel & Jared Feather: http://revivestronger.com/mike-israetel-seminar-18/ Jared Feather; natural pro bodybuilder and Mike Israetel under-study. Today we discuss a very valuable tool; relative intensity. From how to use it within your training, why you should use it and the possible limitations and drawbacks of such a tool. This was a great chat and super valuable especially to anyone less experienced with using tools such as RPE or RIR. Be on the lookout...

Duration:00:55:20

061: The Improvement Season – Improving in the Offseason?

6/4/2018
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This time we talk about overcoming psychological barriers and setting yourself up for true progress in the offseason. Furthermore, we talk about what might be holding you back from truly improving something about you as an athlete. London Seminar 2018 with Mike Israetel & Jared Feather: http://revivestronger.com/mike-israetel-seminar-18/ Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: http://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: http://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK:...

Duration:00:49:27

105: The Exercise Selection Roundtable - Mike Israetel, Eric Helms & Menno Henselmans

6/4/2018
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The Exercise Selection Roundtable: Dr. Mike Israetel, Dr. Eric Helms and Menno Henselmans get into a discussion around the general principles and understanding of exercise selection for hypertrophy. Talking about things such as what exactly exercise selection means, ways to go about it, how to properly choose exercise variations and how often it is advisable to switch up exercises for optimal hypertrophic outcomes. Timestamps: 00:48 Menno defines "Exercise Selection" 07:04 Eric gives his...

Duration:01:27:41

060: The Improvement Season – The Second War on Minicuts

5/28/2018
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This is a tribute to all the lost gains, depleted fat cells and especially to our buddy Alberto Nunez who sacrificed himself in "The first war on minicuts" so that we can have a brighter future. This time we talk about the minicuts some of their pros and cons, their potential consequences, negative outcomes and especially who they aren't for. Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: http://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: http://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK:...

Duration:00:50:58

104: James Krieger - Keeping the ‘Coach’ in Science-Based Coaching

5/28/2018
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We discuss how to practically apply science to coaching and things to keep in mind when being a science-based practitioner. Additionally, we talk about personal anecdotes and limitations of studies in regards to a coaching setting. Furthermore, we delve into recent scientific findings in regards to hypertrophic stimulus. James Krieger is the founder of Weightology. He has a Master’s degree in Nutrition and a second Master’s degree in Exercise Science. James is a published scientist,...

Duration:00:43:26

059: The Improvement Season – Sacrifice for Optimality?

5/21/2018
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This time we talk about the mindset when it comes to longevity vs. acute gratification. Also, we talk about sacrificing things for the sake of optimality. Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! London Seminar 2018 with Mike Israetel & Jared Feather: http://revivestronger.com/mike-israetel-seminar-18/ COACHING: http://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: http://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/revivestronger...

Duration:00:52:45