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I’m starting to get symptoms of what people are telling me is carpal tunnel. Is there any exercises, stretches, anything non surgery that can be done to correct it before it gets worse?
Do you happen to know if GABA can really boost GH? If so, how do I use it and does it really build muscle or help in stripping bodyfat?
Having experienced the dramatic loss of the reps you can perform with bodyweight exercise after packing more muscle, what are you planning to do? Also, have you discovered anything about how to add weight while maintaining bodyweight exercise performance?
My question today is with respect to the use of NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and naproxen for managing moderate pain due to training. Can you offer some insight on whether or not their use does in fact have a negative impact on muscle growth?
I know it has been discussed on a few episodes, but could you breeze over training to increase the number of nuclei in muscle cells again? Thanks
Here’s a tip to identify signs of overtraining. We’re talking about your waking, resting heart rate. Ideally, you’ll want to get a “baseline” reading from which to work with. This is best done during a week off, and it’ll be very revealing to many.
As I look back over 30 years of training, I thought it’d be helpful to discuss those times where I made the greatest gains. This may help those of you in your teens, 20’s, 30’s and 40’s because the circumstances certainly aren’t unique to me. In fact, it may help you see when one of these times is coming and help you make the most of it.
I’ve had a lot of success with consolidated workouts over the years, so wanted to speak to them here. First, let’s define our terms. Consolidated training means cutting your exercise selection back to 2, 3, maybe 4 big movements at the most. These are incredibly demanding exercises, and require a great deal of mental as well as physical effort.
We talk a lot on this show about strengthening the pecs, arms, quads, posterior chain and even back – but very little about the spine. That needs to change, because it’s second only to your brain in athletic performance.
A lot of people want to believe pre-workouts are better today than they’ve ever been, but is that really the case? In order to find out, lets go back in the time machine, to when the original “pre-workout” came of age.