Tag: physiology

Bret Contreras | Muscle Building, Glute Training & the Latest Research

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On this week’s episode of the Escape Your Limits Podcast, we interview the “Godfather of Glutes,” and the man who created the viral glute workout-the hip thrust- Bret Contreras. Wanting to understand the functionalities of the body more with certain workouts, Bret published over 50 peer reviewed articles that discussed his findings from everything between the effects crunches to doing higher reps with lower weights. Contreras dives into the anatomy of the glutes, and the ….  Read More

The Misunderstanding of Recovery in Relation to Growing Muscle | Oliver Patrick

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Our guest to the podcast today is Oliver Patrick, a Physiologist and leading expert in lifestyle management. He speaks widely on the application of wellbeing strategies and consults to businesses and individuals around the world. Oliver was Head of Physiology at Nuffield Hospitals where he led the largest team of applied physiologists, wellbeing advisors and nutritionists in the UK. In 2009, he co-founded Viavi on London’s Harley St, to deliver the world’s most advanced health ….  Read More

Doug Brignole: Bodybuilding Icon Dies at 63

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Dave Palumbo reacts to the passing of Doug Brignole at 63 years of age. Doug Brignole is a veteran of the fitness industry and a former Mr. California, Mr. America, and Mr. Universe winner. His competitive career began at 16 and continued up to the present. Doug was also a lecturer, author, fitness TV show host, personal trainer and former gym owner. He was certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American ….  Read More

NECK TRAINING – Should I Train my Neck?

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In today’s video, we will go over a question we’ve had a few times, and one that you don’t see much information on, which is Neck Training. Should I train my neck? Here, we will give you some tips on how to train your neck and get the bull neck you want. Please remember to click the like button and subscribe to the channel for more content. Also hit the bell icon to receive notifications ….  Read More

Vitamin D studies confirm correlations

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Vitamin D UK biobank https://www.ukbiobank.ac.uk Habitual use of vitamin D supplements and risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection: a prospective study in UK Biobank (29th January, 2021) https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/advance-article/doi/10.1093/ajcn/nqaa381/6123965 The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Background Vitamin D supplementation, lower risk of acute respiratory tract infection Emerging evidence, vitamin D insufficiency is related to a higher risk of coronavirus infection and disease Objectives To investigate the prospective association between habitual use of vitamin D supplements ….  Read More


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Welcome to our new series, Advanced Training Variables. Today we will focus on Mechanical Drop Sets and how to utilize them in your training. This series will give you different methods to add to your training to push past plateaus or just finish off a body part. They will feature our good friend, IFBB Pro Lawrence Ballenger. Let us know what you think of our new series and what training variables you would like to ….  Read More