7 Reasons Your Last Prep Sucked

7 Reasons Your Last Prep Sucked Raise your hand if you’ve tried to prep for a show and didn’t reach the finish line?  Yeah I see you out there.  You in the back, it’s ok – put your hand up, I can see it in your eyes…ok, there you go. Now raise your hand if you MADE it to show...
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The Drop Set – Episode 80: Epic Listener Q&A!

It’s finally here, a GREAT compendium of listener-provided questions that I take the opportunity to riff on for 5-15 minutes each.  Covering topics ranging from “only one bodybuilder in a household” to “why does the NPC basically sanction drug use?” to a follow-up on Monday’s “cheat hacks” discussion.  You won’t want to miss this!
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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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Ascending 3’s – My Fool-Proof Ass-Kicking Training Protocol

Ascending 3’s – My Fool-Proof Ass-Kicking Training Protocol Bodybuilders are always looking for an edge.  Whether it’s a change in their diet, some new supplement, a new workout program or a magical pair of shorts that will help your quads grow, we tend to grasp at straws and leaving nothing to chance – we’re going to try everything.  Eventually we all...
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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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