The Six Pack of Information: thought leaders in hypertrophy

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This is a series of interviews with some of the leading minds and thought leaders working in the industry today. I am your host, Tom MacCormick, a personal trainer and online coach. A few things make these podcasts unique, and I hope they will be fun and inspiring: I try to curate the world's greatest hypertrophy experts. I think we got off to a good start with the experts below.

Second, I constantly work with clients in the gym and online, with people who face challenges that are unique to them but all have the common goal of being fit and healthy and showing these results in their bodies. So I have a lot of questions and experiences about the conversations in these podcasts.

All of these podcasts, taken individually or together, are the latest in performance enhancement and hypertrophy training. It is based on in-depth research, extensive expertise and knowledge acquired through hands-on training practices.

Get bigger, get stronger, get smarter

Daniel DeBrocke is a strength and conditioning trainer who mainly works with powerlifters and is an educator who works hard to share his knowledge without asking for anything. As a competitive powerlifter, it holds a total of 1700 pounds gross weight. DeBrocke also wrote: Is lifting heavy weight important for building muscle? including great articles about Breaking Muscle.

In this episode we discuss:

How he brought himself from £ 165 to £ 286. How beginners can build muscles most efficiently. How advanced lifters should focus their training on optimal progress. Turning blocks, strategic variation, development of work capacity and much more

Control chaos when training in CrossFit

James Fitzgerald

James Fitzgerald has over 20 years of strength training experience. He was also the CrossFit game champion in 2007 and is the founder of OPEX, the training provider for coaches looking for career success, longevity and fulfillment.

In this episode we discuss:

Mastering the chaos of training for CrossFit Why shouldn't you operate energy systems if you want to build muscle? The importance of the gut for building muscle and strength. Why a cyclical approach makes sense for your trade and diet

The role of cardio in hypertrophy and why CrossFitters are so jacked up

Kyle Hunt

Kyle Hunt started his fitness journey as a £ 85 boy who wanted to wrestle and now runs an online strength and conditioning consultancy. He prides himself on helping people achieve their goals in the fastest possible time.

In this episode we discuss:

The role of cardio in hypertrophy Why CrossFitters are so crazy How do I program cardio if you want muscle without getting out of breath? Do you tie your shoelaces together? out on

Exercise frequency and stubborn muscle groups

Juma Iraki

Juma Iraki is the founder of Iraki Nutrition, a Norwegian company made up of sports scientists, athletes, nutritionists and researchers who offer training, nutrition, education and counseling services to businesses and athletes.

In this episode we discuss:

Training frequency for size and why it is a variable. Many people have wrong phases of specialization for stubborn muscle groups. How many calories do you need to build muscle? How quickly should you gain weight while bulking? The two preparations that work and the other two that might work

Three simple changes for strength and growth

Wolfgang Unsoeld

Wolfgang Unsoeld from Your Personal Strength Institute is a Stuttgart-based trainer who has worked with top athletes from 20 different sports. However, the vast majority of his business spends working with customers of the general population, with whom he has made a name for himself as the global leader in body transformation.

In this episode we discuss:

The Similarities and Differences Between Gen-Pop and Elite Athletes The Most Important Measuring Tools With Which He Follows Progress The Three Simple Changes He Makes In The Training, Diet And Lifestyle Habits Of His Customers And A Popular New Fashion Trend For Fitness Little More as an illusion about selling programs

Keystone habits of a slim body

Abel Csabai

Our guest in this episode is Abel Csabai. Abel came into the nutrition and training game as part of his quest for personal growth. He started the podcast sustainable self-development. Hundreds of hours of podcasting and his own fitness journey gave Abel the chance to be supervised and taught by some of the best in the business, which allowed him to put all these philosophies together to create his unique view of things.

In this episode we discuss:

The hard lessons he learned when trying to get big and shredded. The main habits for maintaining a slim body. The power of mindfulness and realistic body fat for cutting and bulking

Building muscle whether you have elite genetics or not

Meno Henselman

Our guest in this episode is Menno Henselmans. Menno is an online physique trainer, a scientific researcher, and a fitness educator who swapped his company car to pursue his passion for fitness.

In this episode, consider the following:

If There Are Real Hard Gainers How To Predict Your Genetic Potential For Muscle Growth Realistic Muscle Growth Rates How To Determine Your Ideal Training Volume And Training Frequencies The fact that Menno has stopped counting in how many countries he lived at 50! Yes, 50!

Bring your head into play to build muscle

Valentin Tambosi

Our guest in this episode is Valentin Tambosi. Valentin is a Natural Pro bodybuilder, prep coach and educator through the Intelligent Strength Coach program.

His passion for training is expressed in this episode and you can really feel that he enjoys helping people achieve their fitness goals.

In this episode, we'll go over the following:

The required attitude to build muscle The required effort intensity Create the ideal training environment The power of visualization And we go into the details of programming training in detail in order to maximize growth. In particular the 3 most important pillars of muscle growth

Then we round off the show with some important training strategies for chest, biceps and back.

Maximize your return on investment in the gym

Borge Fagerli

Borge Fagerli's background as an engineer and later as an entrepreneur and CEO has enabled him to integrate his methods into a step-by-step system that changes your health, your appearance and your performance both mentally and physically.

Borge has been in the industry for over 20 years and is the inventor of "Myo-Reps" – one of the most time-efficient and effective training strategies for building muscle.

As a 45-year-old father and business owner, Borge is an expert in how busy men can achieve exceptional results without having to give up their lifestyle.

In this episode, we'll go over the following:

What causes the muscles to grow?

And a shocking revelation about him!

Stay open, but skeptical about achieving elite performance

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Our guest in this episode is Dr. Andy Galpin. Andy is a professor at the Center for Sports Performance at CSU Fullerton. He is a pioneer in the field of human performance education and always on the pulse of the latest modalities with which you can improve your sporting activities.

In this episode we deal intensively with muscle building. Andy channels both his Inner-Bro and Inner-Nerd to give you a lot of golden nuggets to take and use to improve your results.

The number 1 factor that determines whether you build muscle, strength and strength

Dr. John Rusin

Dr. John Rusin is a leading professional in the fitness and sports performance industry for the model of painless performance training that combines the world of strength and conditioning with clinical motion-based diagnostic medicine to provide the ultimate result-based methods.

In this episode, we discuss what red flags you might be holding back, what 6 basic movement patterns there are, how you develop strength in them, how to make your body bulletproof, and why strength is never a weakness.

The difference between discipline and motivation at JC Deen

JC Deen

Our guest for this episode is JC Deen. JC has been active in athletics for over a decade and today works as a fitness consultant for fitness enthusiasts and athletes around the world.

It gets people in shape and helps them learn how fitness complements their lives instead of mastering them.

In this episode, we discuss the importance of having a mentor. The psychology to achieve your goals. The lessons he had learned were torn for the first time. How to develop positive habits and rituals, a surprising fact about your past and much more.

Increase the ROI of your diet and training with Eric Bach

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Eric Bach describes himself as a bacon, bourbon, coffee connoisseur and overly invested sports fan. High school, college and professional athletes have been helping for a decade. Helps boys build confident, strong and athletic bodies. Works both in person and online.

Eric has tried all of the BS gimmicks in the industry. They found out that they didn't work and summarized his training under the motto: "Success lies in the tireless pursuit of the basics."

The following covers the basics of building an athletic and aesthetic body, the most important habits in building muscle, the most common mistakes most lifters make, the speed at which you can realistically build muscles, and much more.

The thin advantage with Brad Borland

Brad Borland

Brad Borland, who started as a skinny 125-pound boy with six feet and two inches, started strength training at the tender age of fourteen and ended up a few years later as a competitive, drug-free, natural bodybuilder with 220 pounds. Now he has helped countless people at home and abroad with his knowledge and muscles.

Brad is also a university lecturer with a master's degree in kinesiology and a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

We discuss a wide range of topics, including why people use genetics as an excuse, realistic win rates for a natural lifter, how to filter the flood of information bombarding the modern lifter, and Brad & # 39; s preferred way of training if you want to build muscle as soon as possible.

Strategies that can guide you from good to good in the gym

Dr. Joel Seedman

Our guest in this episode is Dr. Joel Seedman. With more than 15 years of experience in personnel and team training, strength training and nutritional advice, Joel works with a large number of customers.

To maximize performance and health, Joel focuses on improving his clients' muscle function and movement mechanics. In this way, all performance characteristics, fitness and health are improved – regardless of the athlete or training goal.

In this episode, we'll go into the causes of muscle growth, the role of genetics in muscle and strength gains, the benefits of eccentric isometrics, factors that may hamper your progress, and the fact that Joel is the most interesting man on the planet.

Reignite passion – teaching a world champion

Damian Lees

Our guest in this episode is Damian Lees. Damian is a personal trainer, online prep coach and WNBF Pro Natural Bodybuilder. At the World Championships, he took second place. In the interview you will learn in detail how you can apply the principles and strategies that he has learned in his years of work as a competitive bodybuilder at the highest level to your own training. These tips will help you maximize your results.

We'll discuss the mistakes he made in the past, how to balance family, work, and social life with elite performance, which keeps people from making the progress they can, equipping a home gym, and much more!

This is how you become ruthlessly efficient in the gym

Michael Goulden

Our guest in this episode is Michael Goulden. Michael is a personal trainer and founded his training facility Integra in 1997. Since then, he has integrated training mechanics into neuromuscular preparation to develop a uniquely sustainable approach to health, fitness and performance. He has also become one of the UK's leading fitness educators.

In this episode, we delve deeply into all areas of exercise mechanics. In conversation we discuss:

The importance of training mechanics for training efficiency Considerations for individualizing the process Active V Passive Matching exercises and programs for goals and providing a challenge for the entire contractile area for the muscles

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