The Drop Set – Episode 153: Thanksgiving Eating, Macro Subs, Being a Better Coach

The Drop Set – Episode 153 0:00 – I kick things off today with several updates!  Personal, Taz-related, band-related, and also lawn-related – the final one of 2019! 12:24 – Let’s talk turkey.  Thanksgiving (and holidays in general) are a huge source of anxiety for most bodybuilders.  Let me talk you off the ledge a bit but also be real...
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The Drop Set – Episode 152: Friday Focus Check, Dealing with Imbalances

The Drop Set – Episode 152 0:00 – Friday Focus check – WHAT ARE YOU DOING? 7:28 – Annie from Seattle has a good question about imbalances, specifically like left-to-right imbalances.  What’s the best way to address these? 15:00 – A proper welcome!  Let’s catch up on some personal stuff, shall we? 23:50 – A quick TV update to close...
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The Drop Set – Episode 151: Incorporating METCON’s, Signs of a Gym Asshole

The Drop Set – Episode 151 0:00 – Intro!  There’s a new poll up at TheDropSet.com – make sure you go vote!  And hey, to set the tone for the day let’s open up with an extended rant about gym music! 11:45 – Dan in MA is asking about “intermingling” different training methodologies, such as working in Crossfit-style workouts along...
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The Drop Set – Episode 149: Lifting Shoes, Recovery for Growth, Being Competitive

The Drop Set – Episode 149 0:00 – #149 coming in hot!  I make a small pitch to support my client Ben’s Movember efforts to raise awareness for men’s health issues.  If you’re interested in donating, here’s the link:  https://mobro.co/14102817?mc=5   Also, an update on the podcast logo work! 6:16 – Brian is wondering about lifting shoes – I don’t have...
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The Drop Set – Episode 148: Peak Week, Calorie Cycling, PCOS, Family Balance

The Drop Set – Episode 148 0:00 – Welcome to the 452nd installment of our recurring segment, “Darin is a Moron” – have a laugh at my expense, please! 13:20 – Having JUST competed on Saturday, Heather’s questions of course were all about peak week and WHY exactly things are done the way they are. 21:40 – From @dan_tulpa via...
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The Drop Set – Episode 144: Exercise Substitutions, Growth Season Intake, Supplements

The Drop Set – Episode 144 0:00 – Long breaks are becoming the norm!  Back today after taking last week off due to illness, there’s a lot to cover.  We’ll start with the critical stuff:  a lawn report and logo update! 8:54 – Dan in MA called with questions regarding exercise substitutions in the gym which gave me a chance...
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