The Muscle PhD | Dr. Jacob Wilson

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certified trainer

The most comprehensive bodybuilding and exercise science course that’s designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to become a versatile coach, capable of training individuals from all backgrounds and enabling you to establish a thriving business of your own.

Become a
certified trainer

The most comprehensive bodybuilding and exercise science course that’s designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to become a versatile coach, capable of training individuals from all backgrounds and enabling you to establish a thriving business of your own.

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Articles

BCAAs: Pump or Dump?

BCAAs have come under fire in recent years with many questioning their usefulness. What factors need to be considered to make these claims?

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Writing your own Program Part 2

Writing a solid training program is one of the most nuanced tasks in the fitness field. How can you go about creating your own program? We’ll get into the nitty gritty in this series.

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Post-Workout Nutrition

Optimizing post-workout nutrition can greatly benefit recovery from exercise. What and when should you eat after your workout to maximize gains?

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Pain Killers and Gains

Many lifters take NSAIDs or pain killers to alleviate muscle soreness following intense training. Is this the best practice for promoting recovery and gains?

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Training at Home

Training at home probably isn’t quite as effective as training at the gym. How can you adjust your program to continue to make progress with little or no equipment?

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CUSTOM PROGRAMS

Quick tips

L-Citrulline

L-Citrulline is one of the most common nitric oxide boosters used in pre-workout formulas. L-Citrulline has been shown to increase exercise performance in multiple studies.

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Taurine

Taurine is a common ingredient in pre-workout formulas but that might not be the best idea for individuals wanting to build muscle. Endurance athletes will get the most benefits out of taurine.

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Post-Workout Protein

Experts used to recommend consuming protein ASAP after your workout, however, that recommendation has died out. Did we jump the gun on phasing it out?

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Bench Tip #3

We often think of the bench press as an upper body exercise, but interestingly enough, your leg and core strength can be a limiting factor in max benching.

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Is Frequency Gender-Specific?

Is there a difference in how often men can train vs. women? This study found that men were able to recover from exercise more quickly than women which might mean that frequency is gender-specific.

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MACRO CALCULATOR

Our sophisticated macro calculator utilizes numerous body metrics and lifestyle habits to provide you with a full-calorie and macro breakdown to help you achieve your dream physique.

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