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About This Show
The Bootstrap Barbell StrongCast every week brings together the coolest peeps in the strength community, giving you insights into their training history and big lessons they've learned along the way, opinions on current topics in the space, and the actionable insights, tactics, and routines that you can implement immediately into your own practice.
Most Recent Episode
EP26 - Lessons from a lifetime in bodybuilding with Jeff Alberts of 3DMJ
4 days ago
Jeff is one of the most experienced and insightful competitors on the professional natural bodybuilding circuit, along with being of the best coaches out there. A true student of the sport, he's learned countless lessons through his career and has tons to share on the subject. In our conversation, we get into his initiation into pro bodybuilding, the challenges of contest prep, and the most valuable insights into training and nutrition that he's collected along the way. Question of the day: What would you most like to see from the 3DMJ team in the coming year? Time stamps: How Jeff first got into strength training in the first place - 3:30 When his training started to get a little more serious - 9:30 Jeff takes us through a brief history of his competitive bodybuilding career - 12:30 The importance of enjoying the process - 15:45 The 3DMJ origin story - 20:40 The most common contest prep mistakes Jeff sees people making - 25:00 The dangers of overanalysis - 29:00 How Jeff goes about building a protocol for an athlete - 32:00 Jeff's reasons for taking a longer-than-typical prep - 35:00 The specific difficulties of the tail-end of a bodybuilding prep - 41:30 The "Quick Questions" begin - 46:20 Links from the show: Wooden on Leadership Anatomy of Exercise Connect with Jeff on: - 3DMJ - Instagram -