The Drop Set – Episode 137: Saunas for Recovery, Soreness, TV Hate Watching

The Drop Set – Episode 137 Today, I probably reveal more about myself than I should, including right off the bat. Everything about myself summarized in a semi-embarrassing 5 minute story. Then we move on to much better things, with good questions from Steve and Zack (regular contributors!) – and then, my coup de grace: a rant on why Absentia...
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The Drop Set – Episode 136: Plant-Based Proteins, Smith Machine Mechanics

The Drop Set – Episode 136 Today I spent way too long going over a yard/weekend update and dissecting music suggestions from listeners before getting into the meat and potatoes of the episode – talking about plant-based proteins and a couple of great questions concerning gym equipment. Also, it’s raffle time! A new winner is announced… Go vote in the...
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The Drop Set – Episode 134: Intermittent Fasting, Unsolicited Advice, Meal Replacement Options

The Drop Set – Episode 134 Great listener contributions today and I’m totally on a roll with my music and TV reports so the madness continues there as well! 0:00 – Disability Fraud – story time! 7:03 – Intermittent Fasting 16:07 – Meal Replacement Options 23:08 – Dealing with Unsolicited Advice 32:30 – TV Update 41:45 – Music update!
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The Drop Set – Episode 133: Conditioning, Squat Mechanics, Cardio Timing

The Drop Set, Episode 133 In today’s episode we tackle a little business and then a little entertainment, because…well hey, it can’t ALL be serious, right? I maintain that bodybuilding is all about life balance, and if this podcast can’t be the embodiment of that than nothing can! 0:00 – Intro, summer’s over! 4:40 – Conditioning Defined, Belt Squat Mechanics...
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The Drop Set – Episode 132: Perfectionism, Average Macro Planning, Progressive Overload AGAIN

The Drop Set – Episode 132: Perfectionism, Average Macro Planning, Progressive Overload AGAIN Everyone’s favorite bodybuilding podcast (or at least mine…maybe someone else’s?) is back today after a week’s absence to talk about some “greatest hits” topics in further detail and with some prodding via listener voicemail as usual. Also a quick personal update and a new segment where I...
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The Drop Set – Episode 131: Shawn Rhoden Drama, Wellness Division, Progressive Overload

The Drop Set – Episode 131: Shawn Rhoden Drama, Wellness Division, Progressive Overload 0:00 – Intro/personal update! 5:20 – IFBB update regarding Shawn Rhoden & Kai Greene 14:28 – Wellness Division Standards and Guidelines announced 23:08 – Listener VM – relationship with food, sustaining intensity 34:08 – NPC done fucked up – Universe Screw-ups 40:0 – New blog post up...
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The Drop Set – Episode 130: Body Types & Aesthetics, Dysmorphia Revisited, Travel

The Drop Set – Episode 130: Body Types & Aesthetics, Dysmorphia Revisited, Travel In today’s episode 130, we dig in on several different bodybuilding discussion points, staying largely out of the world of competitive bodybuilding and talking more about real world/practical subjects when it comes to a more typical body transformation. In the intro you can hear me equate my...
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