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Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.Today's guest is Eric Helms, well-known coach, athlete, author, and educator. Tune in as our hosts take a dive deep into auto-regulation in what is probably our most technical discussion on the topic. This one is a great one for you strength science nerds!Eric has published multiple peer reviewed articles in exercise science and nutrition journals and writes for several fitness publications He’s taught undergraduate and graduate level nutrition and exercise science courses and is invited to speak internationally at academic and commercial conferences for fitness, nutrition and strength and conditioning. He has a BS in fitness and wellness, an MS in exercise science, a second masters in sports nutrition, a PhD in strength and conditioning, and is a research fellow for AUT at the Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand.Introduction and background of guest [00:22] Eric shares how he ended up doing a PhD in autoregulation [08:31] What are the most common pitfalls in using autoregulation? [10:16] How is autoregulation useful in training athletes? [11:38] Which type of athlete benefits immensely from autoregulation? And, who does not? [13:43] Which are the different training templates and auto regulation tools that Eric utilizes? [17:05] Removing the misconception that autoregulation is a pullback tool [19:20] Is criticism of autoregulation justified? [20:45] Can you become a great lifter with little technique but lot of passion and hard...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.Today's guest is author, coach, and well known meathead Paul Carter! Paul owns and operates his own company Lift Run Bang and produces content for various platforms like T-Nation, EliteFTS, and Flex Magazine as well as his own. He is the co-author of the Maximum Muscle Bible and just recently released his Super Soldier Protocol. Paul is actually coming down to the Lab for a seminar he is hosting along with Christian Thibaudeau in August!Great episode with lots of talk about gains in the gym and in life.As always, please share, like, subscribe, and leave a review if you enjoy our show!Introduction and background of guest [00:18] Paul shares his Super Soldier protocol [13:32] Learn about Paul’s training philosophy [14:20] How did Paul gravitate towards a long term sustainable training approach? [15:37] “What you eat and not how much you eat is important” [19:28] If you have bad skin, what does it indicate? [21:26] Discussing how eating right has far greater benefits than simple cosmetic changes [22:43] How does your body react to carbohydrate depletion? [25:27] Does your libido have a bearing on your training quality? [26:15] The importance of taking care of your gut health [27:38] How does an athlete determine the right diet? [28:43] What is the right diet for men with an overly estrogenic look? We talk about controlling your...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.We are thrilled to host two LEGENDS on today's episode of Strength Chat! Kirk Karwoski - known as Captain Kirk - and Marty Gallagher, one of the best powerlifting coaches in the sport's history sit down with our hosts and reminisce on the golden age of powerlifting.Learn about how Marty coached Kirk, Ed Coan, and other world champions and hear interesting stories from the weight room as told by none other than Captain Kirk himself.An entertaining and informative listen, this episode is one you don't want to miss! As always, please like, comment, share, and tell all your friends about Strength Chat!Introduction and background of guests [00:20] Which are some of the illustrious athletes that Marty has coached over the years? [04:23] Marty shares details of his book, Purposeful primitive [07:30] Discussing importance of minimalism and going back to basics [07:58] Does more exercise necessarily result in better results? [09:01] How does Kirk work his legs? [11:48] Does the nature of your daily job affect your training regimen [13:14] How did Kirk and Marty train for the Nationals and Worlds? [15:28] How do Special Services and Navy train for absolute strength? [17:49] Discussing the difficulty of coaching powerlifters who rely on the internet for half-baked information [21:18] We discuss the current mind set of powerlifters who just want superfast gains [22:58] What are...