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The Realistic Approach to Eating Right with Dr. Chris Mohr – Episode 280

Do you find yourself confused and overwhelmed when it comes to nutrition? How and what should you eat? What should you eliminate? One expert says to avoid carbs at all costs, and eat a high fat diet, and the next says the exact opposite. One says you need to eat 5-6 times a day for optimal results and the other says meal frequency and timing doesn’t matter. It becomes even more confusing when you look at the plethora of diets; carnivore, low carb, high carb, carb cycling, keto, paleo, low protein, high protein, vegetarian, vegan, IF, flex dieting, and that’s… continue reading.

How to Deload Properly… And Why It’s So Important

Deload weeks are when you want to take plates OFF the bar Once you’ve been training more than a few years the need to deload on a somewhat regular basis becomes more and more prevalent. How often you do so depends on your training age, strength levels and injury history. Countless  successful lifters have had great results by training hard for three weeks and deloading on the fourth week. It’s a pretty widely accepted formula and has been proven time and time again. So there’s really no need to try and reinvent the wheel. Three weeks hard, one week… continue reading.

Linear Progress?

I always advise all beginners and hardgainers to concentrate on making linear progress (either by adding more reps or more weight) at each and every workout. Add a rep or a plate and you will make pretty consistent gains for quite a while. This is one of the key components to the Muscle Gaining Secrets program. Eventually, however, you’ll no longer be a beginner or a hardgainer and then the whole game changes. It will become more and more difficult to make linear progress on a consistent basis. This can be hard to accept at first… continue reading.