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.

Articles

Articles

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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A Motivation Secret

The fitness industry is full of gurus telling you how to eat and train while offering motivation along the way. However, these gurus often forget a key secret.

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Alcohol and Gains

Most bodybuilders and athletes would probably like to have a social life, too. Can alcohol intake impair gains? Is there applicable knowledge on this subject?

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Fasted Training

Many bodybuilders perform fasted cardio or fasted training in an attempt to burn more fat as fuel. Is this the best practice for getting shredded?

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Nutrient Timing

Protein and carbohydrate timing can be unique strategies for boosting growth – or can they? Let’s dive in and see how important nutrient timing is for gains.

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The 3% Rule

Training Intensity can be a confusing topic for many lifters. What is it and how do you plan it? The 3% Rule offers plenty of guidance for these questions.

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CUSTOM PROGRAMS

Quick tips

Mind-Muscle Connection and Strength

The mind-muscle connection is a popular strategy for bodybuilders but it may not be best for strength athletes. This study found that force production was reduced when subjects used the mind-muscle connection.

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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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Can Cardio Cause Growth?

A recent review stated that endurance exercise can cause growth similar to resistance training but this benefit only occurs in older individuals. Young individuals do not get this effect.

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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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the gains you deserve

Take a short quiz to create a program that’s tailored to your goals and needs. No more going to the gym day after day just to get zero results. Crush through plateaus and start getting the gains you deserve with a custom training program.

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Videos

TRAINING HACKS – No Preacher Curl? No Problem

ASPI Director of Strength and Conditioning, Charlie Ottinger as he gives you tips and hacks to improve your workouts or add new weapons to your gym arsenal. This week we are going to start with the preacher curl. For some reason, not all gyms have them. So here’s a way to get around that.

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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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