The Muscle Engineer Podcast
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Weekly episodes on all topics related to evidence based fitness, nutrition, muscle growth, fat loss, body composition and health optimization. Top practitioners, world class level coaches, leading researchers are bringing YOU the information you need to take control of your life and supercharge your results!Read more »
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#19 Roundtable Discussion - Deloading Masterclass
Episode 19 of The Muscle Engineer Podcast is a roundtable discussion dissecting the topic of deloading, which was originally released as episode 99 of Abel Csabai’s Sustainable Self Development podcast.
In this episode Abel, Vincent Sparagna and myself pretty much beat to death deloading in an episode that’s – in my obviously biased opinion – the most in-depth yet practical discussion on the matter.
Topics addressed with time stamps:
5:24 – What is deloading and what’s the purpose behind it?
9:54 – Are deloads necessary or could you get away with not taking them?
12:20 – Is there a need to pre-schedule deloads?
20:36 – “Reactive” deloads; pros and cons
36:00 – The psychological impact of deloads
44:28 – Building up volume over the weeks up to your MRV, overreaching and then deloading
53:38 – Issues with purposeful overreaching and hitting your MRV
1:01:06 – How each of us likes t [...]Read more »