The Muscle PhD | Dr. Jacob Wilson

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.

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

Stretching and Performance

Static stretching is one of the most popular ways to warmup before exercise. Let’s dig in and see if this is a good practice and if it’s the best method for improving flexibility.

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A Tale of Three Bodybuilders

There’s many different pathways one can take when attempting to achieve bodybuilding glory. Let’s examine three such of these paths and how they eventually converge.

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Writing your own Program Part 3

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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Sleep and Bodybuilding

Sleep can be a hot topic for many as it’s nearly impossible to get proper sleep in today’s world. How can missing out on sleep affect muscle growth?

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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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CUSTOM PROGRAMS

Quick tips

Lifting Tempo

Many trainers and coaches advocate for tempo training but this review found that lifting tempo has no effect on muscle growth or strength. In fact, slow tempos may actually impair gains.

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Triceps Exercise Variations

Using multiple exercises is necessary to train virtually every muscle group in the body. This study found that specific exercises were able to target specific heads ot the triceps.

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Hydration

How important is hydration when it comes to muscle growth? This study found that dehydration significantly reduced insulin sensitivity which can impair gains.

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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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