The Drop Set – Episode 165: Home Gyms, Ad/Abduction, Fiber Timing and Details

The Drop Set – Episode 165 0:00 – An opening word about the current virus situation but more importantly a discussion about home gyms! 23:14 – Kaia (AZ) once again keeping the show afloat, this time with questions regarding adduction and abduction exercises at home 31:00 – Darin (TN) takes the stage with a personal update with some samples from...
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The Drop Set – Episode 163: Dealing with Adversity, Range of Motion, Deload Weeks, Working from Home!

The Drop Set – Episode 163 0:00 – Intro! Derby update! Music update! Quick Coronavirus update and then SCREW THAT NOISE 16:35 – A quick note about dealing with adversity in these interesting times! 23:28 Heather (NJ) asking about full range of motion vs. intentional partial range of motion 31:24 Kaia (AZ) asking about deload weeks! 38:11 Darin (TN) wants...
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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update – Five Starr Physique

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update – Five Starr Physique Update, 3/17/2020 – gym closures are being mandated across numerous states and I anticipate everything being shut down by week’s end. Based on the government’s recommendation to limit gatherings of 10 or more and to stay inside, I’d recommend staying away at this point – let’s all do our part to make this interruption...
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The Drop Set – Episode 162 – Coronavirus Update, Drop Sets vs. Rest/Pause, Muscle Maturity, Off-Season Acceptance

The Drop Set – Episode 162 0:00 – Intro! Quick music update from over the weekend 6:03 – Coronavirus update, just what everyone wants to hear! Including some tips on how to keep things as safe as possible. 16:55 Erin (Minneapolis, MN) has questions about the difference or appropriateness of drop sets vs. rest/pause 27:12 Heather (NJ) asking about muscle...
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The Drop Set – Episode 161: COVID-19 & Bodybuilding, Tempo, PCT vs. Bridge, Doing Multiple Shows

The Drop Set – Episode 161 0:00 – Intro! Surprise episode, new music, studio recap 12:37 – Time to talk about everyone’s favorite topic that I know NO ONE is sick of yet – the Coronavirus! Specifcally as it relates to bodybuilding – discussing potential show closures, how to be safe in the gym, and more. 23:19 Marc (Dallas, TX)...
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The Drop Set – Episode 160: Caloric Shortfalls, Emotional Manipulators, BFR Training

The Drop Set – Episode 160 0:00 – Back to it!  Puppy update! 11:02 – Jesse from ND has a good question on dealing with an unplanned daily caloric shortfall – a few possible approaches to this! 18:29 – Drew from WA talking about emotional manipulation from others as a part of prep – good conversation starter! 28:09 – Joey...
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The Drop Set – Episode 157: Idiot Celebrity Trainers, Chest Activation, ‘Abnormalities’

The Drop Set – Episode 157 0:00 – Intro!  Short and sweet (you’re welcome!) 2:41  – Are you ready for probably the dumbest bit of training advice you’ve ever heard?  Get ready and have a trash can nearby in case the sheer stupidity of this makes you almost hurl, like it did me. 15:24 – Mea Culpa.  My math knowledge...
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