The 5 natural bodybuilding and powerlifting coaches from 3D Muscle Journey come together for conversations dissecting the art and science of muscle and strength. Be a fly on the wall as this collective of coaches discuss the ins and outs of helping athletes reach their potential on the stage, platform and in their personal lives. Dedication. Discipline. Desire. #Team3DMJ
#204: All About Nutrient Timing
1:19:25Brad, Eric, and Jeff have an in-depth discussion about if and how the way we eat throughout the day affects fat loss, muscle growth, and lean body mass retention. Does eating more frequently stoke your metabolism? Is eating carbohydrates before your workout beneficial? How often should you consume protein throughout the day? If you utilize […] The post #204: All About Nutrient Timing appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.
#203: The Unexpected Ways Bodybuilding Makes You Stronger
48:58Alberto and Amanda have an intimate conversation about how bodybuilding has positively impacted their lives outside of their health and the way they look. What has Alberto's bodybuilding journey given him? What has Amanda's bodybuilding journey given her? Where did they first notice what they were learning through bodybuilding could be applied to other areas […] The post #203: The Unexpected Ways Bodybuilding Makes You Stronger appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.
#202: Developing Your Deload Strategy
1:14:57Jeff, Brad, and Alberto have an in-depth conversation about deloading. They discuss the benefits of deloading and go through different ways you can set up your next deload. How do the coaches like to deload? What are some of the different ways they'll have their athletes deload? What do the coaches recommend not doing during […] The post #202: Developing Your Deload Strategy appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.
#201: Should You Take It To Failure?
1:05:47Eric, Jeff, and Alberto discuss the research on as well as their experiences with training to failure. How is training to failure defined and studied in research? How does what the research suggests apply to most bodybuilders? In which situations is it beneficial to train to failure? In regard to hypertrophy, what is the difference […] The post #201: Should You Take It To Failure? appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.
#200: Q&A Session 20
1:32:16Andrea, Brad, and Eric conduct an audience-supplied Q&A session. Topics include: programming, competing, stress eating, training after menopause, velocity-based training, and a lot more. Does everyone eventually reach a point where they have to program their training via RPE targets? Can intraset velocity loss be used as an objective measurement of fatigue? What body-fat percentage […] The post #200: Q&A Session 20 appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.
#199: Upgrading Your Bodybuilding Diet
58:32Steve, Brad, and Alberto discuss different eating habits and offer suggestions for how to improve the effectiveness, enjoyment, and sustainability of your diet. How can you identify which eating behaviors are okay and which ones you should probably try to replace? How does Brad like to program an athlete's calorie intake? What is the 80/20 […] The post #199: Upgrading Your Bodybuilding Diet appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.
#198: Upgrade Your Gaining Game
1:10:15Brad, Jeff, and Alberto talk about the necessity of gaining weight for maximizing your physique. Why is gaining weight so important? What are the coaches' thoughts on cutting before starting a gaining phase? How much body fat is too much? Once you reach your goal body weight, then what? What are the coaches' thoughts on […] The post #198: Upgrade Your Gaining Game appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.
#197: Weight Loss, Perfection, and Flexible Dieting with The MASS Reviewers
1:19:11This episode is quite the treat, it contains three audio roundtable discussions from The MASS research review. MASS (Monthly Applications in Strength Sport) is a research review by Greg Nuckols, Dr. Eric Trexler, Dr. Mike Zourdos, and Dr. Eric Helms that covers the latest strength, hypertrophy, and nutritional science research in an easy-to-understand and apply […] The post #197: Weight Loss, Perfection, and Flexible Dieting with The MASS Reviewers appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.
#196: Why You Should Just Keep Lifting
1:15:42Nick, Brad, and Jeff talk about why they continue to train even though the rate they progress is significantly slower than it used to be and why they're so happy they haven't quit. How do the coaches view their training and bodybuilding now? What do the coaches do to help increase their and their athletes' […] The post #196: Why You Should Just Keep Lifting appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.
#195: Is Natural Bodybuilding Viable?
1:08:01Alberto and Eric discuss the path of natural bodybuilding and how it's a real option for those who want to compete in a competitive environment. Why is it important to be well-informed before using performance-enhancing drugs? If someone chooses to stay natural, are there places they can compete where there is good competition? Based on […] The post #195: Is Natural Bodybuilding Viable? appeared first on 3D Muscle Journey.