In today’s episode, Greg and Eric field listener questions about why (and how) to warm up, practical ways to quantify volume and assess fatigue, how to tell if you’re a non-responder to creatine, and much more. As an added bonus, Greg gives a detailed explanation of how to make really, really good homemade ice cream.
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0:00:49 What is the best way to calculate volume for hypertrophy training?
0:10:23 How does marijuana affect recovery from strength and hypertrophy training when it’s smoked, eaten, or vaped?
0:24:06 How important are warm-ups, and what constitutes an effective warm-up? What are some common misconceptions about warm-ups?
0:37:26 Is it beneficial to include incline chest exercises in your program?
0:45:46 How is the concept of functional overreaching applicable in a hypertrophy training block and how often would you advise to use this technique? How would you best reap the benefits of supercompensation following a successful overreaching period?
0:54:51 Can you tell if you're a creatine non-responder by whether or not you gain weight when you start taking it?
1:08:40 What is the most pragmatic and valid way to objectively measure fatigue?
1:13:03 Is fasting more effective than normal calorie restriction when it comes to retaining muscle mass whilst losing body fat?
1:22:54 How do you make really, really good homemade ice cream?