The Drop Set – Episode 25: What to Worry About?

Let’s be clear:  bodybuilding can be really quite basic.  OR, it can be SUPER complicated.  In this episode of The Drop Set I break down all the things that you might possibly need to be concerned about and divide them into tiers:  those for beginners, those for intermediate bodybuilders, and those for the advanced – not to mention the ones...
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The Drop Set – Episode 24: Meal Timing, Macros 201, Bodybuilding Fads

Just how important is your meal timing in the grand scheme of things?  You’ve got some experience with flexible dieting, but how do you know if it’s really doing what it should?  Is there a time to put it on the shelf or adjust your approach?  I also give my take on some of the more recent bodybuilding fads and trends...
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The Drop Set – Episode 23: Motivation, Dealing with Guilt

Trouble staying motivated?  The problem may be with your overall approach and spending some time on your “why” might resolve things!  Also, dealing with food-related guilt!  AKA:  “Oops, I ate it again” – how this cycle can be destructive on your overall health and tips on how to break it.
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Transitioning out of a cutting phase

To be clear, bodybuilding is tough even on the easiest days.  There’s so much going on – meal prep, eating everything, hitting cardio, and attacking your workouts with an appropriate intensity so that your body get a clear signal of what you’re supposed to be doing.  Building muscle, or at least preserving it when dieting. Having worked with hundreds of clients...
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The Drop Set – Episode 21: Transitioning Between Phases

One of my favorite topics with some great feedback from live viewers as well – what to do when your show or goal date is over?  How do you transition gracefully into the next phase and avoid a horrible rebound?  I tell some stories of the good and the bad and offer tips to improve the transition going in both...
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The Drop Set – Episode 18: Home Gyms, Workout Partners, and Body Fat Testing

What are the pros and cons of working out in a home gym?  Take it from someone who has done a lot of programming for garage warriors.  Also, are workouts really better if you have a partner?  I go over the good and the bad there as well.  And finally, body fat percentage testing – why should you care, if...
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