The #1 Limiting Factor in Your Training, Do you Need to Squat & Deadlift, IIFYM or Keto, Balancing Fitness & Life – Episode 287

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

Another solo Q&A episode coming at you this week.

Pay extra special attention to what I’m spittin in the first and last answer. There’s a few tidbits in there that could make a huge difference in your training, your results, your recovery, and your overall enjoyment of life.

Keep sending the awesome questions my way and I’ll keep answering.


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Show Notes:

• What are you currently learning about yourself?

• The single most important aspect of recovery.

• What determines how hard and how often you can train?

• How can I build my legs without squats and deadlifts?

• Do you eat red meat every day?

• What is the best way to gain muscle/lose fat without tracking macros/calories?

• Is it better to get lean with a high carb diet or high-fat diet for a male in his early 30’s?

• Who is on your Mt. Rushmore of DJ’s?

• Advice you’d give to a 20-year-old who wants a long training career?

• What causes cold hands and feet and what should you do about it?

• When/how did you know you were ready to start a podcast?

• How do you balance fitness and life?

• Favorite MC of the new generation?

• Can fat loss stall on too few calories?

• Favorite Metallica track to listen to when not listening to hip hop?

• Are flyes needed for chest development?

• IIFYM or keto?

• Thoughts on having beginners do an upper/lower split but train 3x a week on a rotating schedule?

• 2 things NEVER to do when trying to build relationships.

• What are you most proud of, Jay? (accomplishments, choices, etc.)


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