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On this podcast, I chat with scientist and buddy Dr. Invoice Campbell about coaching quantity. There’s a current pattern within the health house that extra quantity is all the time higher. Is that all the time true, although? And should you do wish to enhance your quantity, what’s the easiest way to do it? You’re going to be taught all that and extra on this interview. 

In case you’re not conversant in Dr. Campbell, he’s a professor of Train Science and the Director of the Efficiency & Physique Enhancement Laboratory on the College of South Florida, who’s additionally revealed greater than 150 scientific papers. He additionally not too long ago began a analysis overview wherein he examines scientific papers and breaks them down into easy, actionable takeaways. 

In different phrases, Dr. Campbell has lengthy been behind the scenes, conducting analysis on sensible, fitness-related issues and serving to individuals apply the most recent findings to get us extra jacked.

On this interview, Invoice and I discuss . . .

  • The proper approach to depend quantity (units, tonnage, and so on.)
  • The sensible limits of accelerating quantity (and easy methods to enhance quantity the fitting manner)
  • The utility of “check days” and coaching to failure now and again
  • The drawbacks of coaching to failure (particularly for athletes)
  • Why relaxation occasions between units matter
  • Tips on how to depend oblique quantity for muscle teams 
  • And extra . . .

So, if you wish to be taught what the most recent science says about coaching quantity and should you ought to regulate your exercise programming, don’t miss this episode! 


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00:09 – Are you able to inform us about your analysis overview?

3:50 – The place can individuals discover that?

4:16 – Does extra quantity enable you construct extra muscle?

9:47 – What are a few of the drawbacks of the tonnage technique?

13:04 – What are your ideas on the research that conclude that increasingly quantity is healthier?

20:44 – On this research, have been there situations the place the individualized leg grew greater than the non individualized leg?

24:43 – What are your ideas on rising quantity relative to the place you’re at? Is there a ceiling to potential muscle progress that quantity can stimulate?

31:09 – At what level is it not sensible to extend quantity per week?

36:24 – Why do you recommend coaching to round 3 reps left versus coaching to failure?

43:04 – What are your ideas on shorter relaxation occasions in between units to avoid wasting time?

45:54 – Why do we have to relaxation for 3 minutes in between arduous units?

48:23  – What is an efficient technique to rising quantity and why would an individual wish to?

52:18 – Are you able to elaborate on lowering and rising quantity?

54:52 – How ought to individuals select between a direct or oblique quantity coaching program?

1:02:08 – Is there something you wish to point out?

1:05:03 – The place can we discover you and your work?

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