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20
09
2018

PODCAST 50: INTERVIEW WITH Ben Esgro

Chief operating officer at denovo nutrition, he’s studying pharmaceutical chemistry and has a sports and exercise science degree as well as a nutrition and dietetics degree. He’s also a coach, powerlifter and physique athlete. Topics discussed include: First – broad strokes of the role of supplement...

12
09
2018

The Truth About Supplement Regulation

Supplements aren’t as regulated as you think. Here’s how, and what to do about it. Unlike pharmaceutical companies, supplement companies don’t have to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of their products prior to release. Instead, the FDA simply expects supplement companies to comply with FDA regul...

05
09
2018

Why You Need To Read Full Texts (part 1)

Introduction It’s a familiar experience: someone makes a claim on Facebook (“Is butter a carb? Yes, it is!”), someone else chimes in to challenge them, and the first person responds with a link to… a study abstract. To be sure, full texts are not always freely available, and thus can’t always be pre...

03
09
2018

PODCAST 49: INTERVIEW WITH Brian Minor

In this episode of the podcast, Jacob & Brian answer questions from our mentorship students on a variety of topics, such as: – Periodisation and structure of training programs; – How to deal with loose skin after weight loss; – Managing appetite when trying to gain weight;...

28
08
2018

The Truth About Melatonin Dosing

You might be taking 10x more melatonin than you need. Here’s the proof. When it comes to taking a melatonin supplement – or any supplement, for that matter – one of the most important questions one needs to ask is “How much should I take?” With melatonin, the answer is simple: 300-1000 m...

22
08
2018

PODCAST 48: INTERVIEW WITH James Krieger

In this episode of the podcast, James Krieger answers our mentorship students questions relating to hypertrophy training, genetics for muscle growth, recent research in the field of hypertrophy and more… James is one of our head lecturers for our course and will be presenting on adaptations to...