The Drop Set – Episode 35: 2017 Review, R.E.A.L. Talk

In this SHORT episode, I do less of a “here’s what happened all year” recap and more of a “here’s how to evaluate your year” guide, including a R.E.A.L. Talk ™ strategy you can use to guide the process.  Happy New Year! (note:  this and the past few episodes have been in mono, I am aware of the issue and...
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VIDEO! Bodybuilding Mistakes – Part 1: Neglecting Your Off Season

Is your progress slow to non-existent? Do you focus too much on getting (or staying) lean? If so, you’re likely selling your growth potential short. You don’t need to put on a bunch of excess weight, but shifting gears clearly into a growth phase is a hard but useful tactic you should consider. In this video I talk about WHY...
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The Drop Set – Episode 33: Contest Prep vs. Not Prep, Judging Issues & Transparency

I get a lot of inquiries from people who are interested in a training program but NOT necessarily contest prep – here I discuss the particulars of how my philosophy changes based on someone’s goal, and you can apply some of this to your own programming as well if that describes you.  Also, my ideas on how to fix a...
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The Drop Set – Episode 31: Drugs and Bodybuilding

Episode 31, and finally it’s time to discuss – DRUGS. These play a *huge* part in bodybuilding, whether you take them or not it’s clear that anabolic steroids have a large role in shaping the bodybuilding landscape. I cover the basics here – what’s what, things to watch out for and consider before taking the plunge yourself. Note: nothing in...
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