What you'll learn from this episode:
How much protein you really need to grow and maintain lean mass, and the importance of protein consumption timing.
Why traditional split routines might not be an efficient use of your time in the gym, and what Sal claims is a much better alternative.
How steady state cardio like running on a treadmill can actually cause your body to lose muscle and put on more fat.
Fasting as it pertains to weight training.
Separating muscle building myths from reality.
This podcast is sponsored by my friends at Four Sigmatic (check out my interview with founder Tero Isokauppila in episode 12), who make a wide range of coffees, elixirs, and teas using mushrooms like chaga, reishi, lion's mane, and more. Go to foursigmatic.com/max to save 15 percent off of everything!
Resources from this episode:
Recipe: How To Make Bulletproof Coffee, Bulletproof Blog
Cardio Sucks for Fat Loss by Sal Di Stefano
A Complete Guide On Prohormones, Consumer Health Digest
IIFYM - Counting Your Macros Is F*CKING Up Your Health! | Nutrition Facts + Advice (Jason Phillips)
The Myth of Optimal Protein Intake by Sal Di Stefano, Mind Pump
What Are Branched-Chain Amino Acids? by Dr. Mercola
15 Fitness Tips From 1800s Bodybuilder Eugen Sandow That Are Still Good Today by Jake Rossen, Mental Floss
Why Can't I Gain More Muscle? by Jeremiah Bair, Mind Pump
Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life by Max Lugavere and Paul Grewal M.D.
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