Monthly archives: February, 2018

Mark Houghton on HIT Bodybuilding, Mike Mentzer’s Heavy Duty, and Zone Training (J-Reps)

Mark Houghton

Mark Houghton is a pro bodybuilder, BNBF (British National Bodybuilding Federation) British Over-40s and Overall Masters Champion. Mark made his professional debut at the DFAC (Natural Bodybuilding) world finals and placed 3rd in the Masters Class. Early on in his training, Mark was introduced to the work of Arthur Jones and Mike Mentzer. Throughout his training career, Mark …

Menno Henselmans on Minimalism, Optimising Muscle Growth for a Non-Responder, and Low vs High Training Frequencies

Menno Henselmans

Menno Henselmans (Instagram and Facebook) is an online physique coach, fitness model, scientific author and the creator and director of Bayesian Bodybuilding. Menno has also worked with multiple pro card winning clients and international prize winners in physique sports and powerlifting and is an international speaker for BodyPower, the Norwegian Academy for Personal Training (AFPT), Paleo f(x), …

Drew Baye on Strength Training Exercise Science and HIT vs “High-Volume”

Drew Baye TSC belt squat

Drew Baye is one of the top high intensity training experts. He’s also a prolific writer, researcher, an elite level personal trainer and the founder of Baye.com, the most popular high intensity training blog. In this mini episode, we discuss the problems inherent within a lot of the current exercise science, which attempt to identify the optimal …

Dr. James Fisher and Dr. James Steele: Workout Nihilism vs Workout Optimisation

Dr James Fisher and Dr James Steele with Werner Kieser and colleague

Dr James Steele is an Associate Professor in Sport and Exercise Science at Southampton Solent University (United Kingdom). James teaches across both exercise physiology, biomechanics, and research methods, is an active researcher and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on a variety of areas relating to health and fitness. Listen to my previous episodes with Dr …

Dr Doug McGuff on Workout Volume and Frequency, Neck Training, Exercise Science, Entrepreneurship, Cryptocurrency, and Relationships

Dr Doug McGuff and Wendy McGuff

Dr Doug McGuff (@DougMcGuff / Instagram: ultimate_exercise_) is frequently labeled as one of the world’s top experts on exercise and in particular, high intensity strength training. Doug practices full-time emergency medicine with Blue Ridge Emergency Physicians and owns, Ultimate Exercise, where he and his instructors continue to explore the limits of exercise through their personal training of clients. Doug …

Dr Wayne Westcott on Training Frequency, Workout Routines, Warm-Ups, Recovery Requirements with Ageing, and Progression Over A Lifetime

Dr Wayne Westcott

Dr. Wayne Westcott has written more than 20 books, 400 articles, and 600 newspaper columns on the topic of muscle-building exercise. He has spent thousands of hours in the research lab, presented his findings to tens-of-thousands of seminar attendees, personally educated, tested, and certified many thousands of fitness trainers from around the globe and consulted …