The Drop Set – Episode 66: Making Macronutrient Substitutions

Want to make food substitutions to your meal plan but are uncomfortable in your skills and abilities to do so?  Learn the secrets as I go over a couple examples – a basic one where we change out a carb source, and a more complex example where changing a protein source has a cascading effect that necessitates other changes.  Also: ...
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The Drop Set – Episode 62: Planning Ahead – How to Have an Effective Cut

This isn’t an episode about the technical ways in which you can have an effective cut, but instead about all the things you can and SHOULD do *before* starting your diet in order to ensure it’s as effective as it possibly can be.  Thinking about a show in 2019?  NOW is when you should start thinking about some of these...
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The Drop Set – Episode 60 (mini): Gym Routine Talk!

So easy to overlook – but outside of the actual LIFT, what else do you do at the gym when you’re there?  Let’s talk warmups, stretching, what to bring and what (not) to wear.  It depresses me that the last part of that is necessary but alas, it’s 2018 and here we are.
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The Drop Set – Episode 52: An OCB Primer with Promoter Shar LeGree

Episode 52 features my interview with OCB competitor and show promoter Shar LeGree, as we discuss all things related to the OCB, which is a natural competitive organization that is growing rapidly.  We talk about how you become an OCB pro, what makes this organization different, specifics of drug testing, and more.  Links to her 2 shows, as mentioned in the...
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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 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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