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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Potholes

There comes a time in every veteran bodybuilder’s career where they have too many nagging injuries to count. How can we relate this to driving on subpar roads?

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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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CUSTOM PROGRAMS

Quick tips

Whey vs Meat Protein

Our lab examined the effects of supplementing with whey or meat-based proteins over an 8-week training protocol. Whey and beef protein produced similar gains in

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Movement Variations for Periodization

Periodization is simply planned variation in your training. One way to add this variation is by changing the exercises you use. This has been shown to be more effective for gains in strength which can drive increases in muscle size.

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How Often Should You Eat?

Meal frequency doesn’t appear to have a significant effect on body composition, but there is an optimal frequency for optimizing protein synthesis throughout the day.

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Deloads

Sometimes the best thing you can do to promote growth is to take some time off from the gym. This study found that trained athletes experienced significant muscle growth during a deload.

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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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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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