The Muscle PhD | Dr. Jacob Wilson

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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

What is Broscience?

Broscience is a term we often hear thrown around, but what does it actually mean? How is a broscientist different from an evidence-based practitioner? Let’s discuss.

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What Causes Growth?

In this piece we cover the latest science on the determinants of muscle hypertrophy and how you can apply this information in your own training.

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All About Creatine

Creatine is probably the most common supplement for bodybuilders. Even with myriad scientific data, some people remain concerned about creatine and safety.

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Chest Training 101

Growing the pectorals is a goal of many gym goers. What’s the best way to go about developing this oft-sought after muscle group? Let’s see what the science says about the pecs.

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Progressive Overload

Just about every bodybuilder knows the importance of progressive overload, but what exactly is progressive overload? How can you plan and achieve it?

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Training Muscle Fiber Types

Researchers and bodybuilders alike have pondered over the years if it’s possible to isolate muscle fiber types with specific training strategies. Is this possible?

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CUSTOM PROGRAMS

Quick tips

How Long Should You Sleep?

It’s well-known that the current recommendation for sleep is around 8 hours per night. However, athletes and bodybuilders need more sleep due to increased recovery demands.

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Rest Periods

How long should you rest between sets? Is there a golden rule to this training variable, or are rest periods not one-size-fits-all?

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Bench Tips

Accessory exercises can be important for improving strength in the bench press. This study found that dumbbell bench and dumbbell flyes induced similar amounts of pectoral activation when compared to barbell bench.

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Metabolic Stress

Metabolic stress refers to the build-up of metabolites in the muscle during fatiguing exercise. This accumulation of metabolites may trigger growth.

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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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