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Episode Info: Coach, content creator, lifter, and someone whom I consider to be one of the most thoughtful voices in the strength and nutrition community at-large, Ian McCarthy joins us this week to discuss topics ranging from his personal battle with clinical depression, to the right way to apply science to your training, and much more.    The Question Of The Day: Has it become apparent to you that you've been fooling yourself in any way, with particular regard to your goals, ambitions, and work ethic? Time stamps: A little intro to Ian, what he does, and what he's all about - 2:20 What the early years of his training looked like - 8:45 A discussion on Ian's personal experiences battling clinical depression and anorexia - 11:00 Why everything doesn't have to be "maximal" all the time - 20:20 The practice and importance of critical thinking - 30:40 A discussion on the pros and cons of taking the word of "thought leaders", without taking the time to form your own opinions based on the evidence - 36:40 The dangers of dogmatic thinking - 47:30 Don't forget to subscribe on: Youtube iTunes Stitcher   Connect with Ian on: Facebook
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