148 minutes | Jun 3, 2021

Beta-Alanine, Training Frequency, and Strength for Hypertrophy

In today’s episode, Greg and Eric announce the hiring of two new SBS coaches and provide some exciting updates about the diet app that is currently in development (1:26). After that, Eric shares a Research Roundup segment with fascinating new findings related to beta-alanine supplementation (25:08), and Greg presents a Research Roundup covering topics including training frequency, sticking points, non-nutritive sweeteners, the effects of strength on hypertrophy potential, and more (1:00:57). Eric also shares some practical tips for modifying your pressing exercises in the presence of elbow and shoulder discomfort in a Coach’s Corner segment (1:44:35). Finally, Greg and Eric wrap up the show by answering a few questions from listeners (1:50:40). Sign up to get 28 free training programs and research spotlight emails.To join in on the SBS conversation, check out our new Facebook group and subreddit.Finally, next time you stock up on supplements from BulkSupplements.com, be sure to use the promo code “SBSPOD” (all caps) to get 5% off your entire order. TIME STAMPSGood news: New SBS coaches, updates on the diet app! (1:26)Eric's good news article: After researchers implanted microchips into his brain, a paralyzed man was able to write with his mindFeats of Strength (20:25)Joy's deadlift.Gerald's deadlift. Research Roundup: Beta-Alanine (25:08)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4501114/https://journals.physiology.org/doi/abs/10.1152/japplphysiol.00602.2020https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30209603/https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2020.00913/fullhttps://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Fulltext/2021/05000/Kinetics_of_Muscle_Carnosine_Decay_after___Alanine.22.aspxResearch Roundup (several topics) (1:00:57):Effects of strength on hypertrophy potential (1:01:14)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8124523/Squat sticking point (1:10:35)https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fspor.2021.691459/abstractTraining frequency (1:20:23)https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40279-021-01460-7History of strength training research (1:24:05)https://journals.lww.com/nsca-jscr/Fulltext/2021/05000/History_of_Strength_Training_Research_in_Man__An.34.aspxImpact of COVID-19 on training behaviors (1:33:33)https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40279-021-01438-5Effects of non-nutritive sweeteners on body weight (1:38:12)https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/obr.13020Coach’s Corner: Modified pressing variations in response to shoulder/elbow discomfort (1:44:35)Q&A (1:50:40):What's the most ludicrous programming or workout you've ever heard of or seen with your own eyes? (1:50:49)Can you HIIT yourself into marathon shape? (2:02:37)Best tendon strengthening protocol? (2:11:45)If you could redesign the Presidential Fitness Test to be science-based, what exercises would you select to assess physical fitness? (2:14:45)A brief history of the bizarre and sadistic Presidential Fitness TestMaintenance Phase episode about the Presidential Fitness Test
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