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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All About Caffeine

Caffeine is the most commonly-consumed drug in the world. What is caffeine and why is it so popular? Can it help exercise performance? Let’s discuss.

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Meal Frequency

Many in the fitness community believe that increasing meal frequency can boost metabolic rate and improve body composition. What does the science say?

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Training During Illness

Getting sick is part of life. However, athletes and bodybuilders often train through illness without modifying intensity or volume. Is this the best practice?

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Squats vs. Hip Thrusts

The bodybuilding community has rallied around the squat and hip thrust for glute development, but which exercise is better? New research may have the answer.

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Calf Training 101

The calves consistently seem to be the most stubborn muscle group when it comes to muscle growth. What’s the best way to go about training the calves?

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Does Size = Strength?

Many folks ask the age-old question – is a bigger muscle a stronger muscle? In this piece we dive into the nitty gritty science of getting stronger in order to find out.

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CUSTOM PROGRAMS

Quick tips

ZMA

ZMA is a popular sports and bodybuilding supplement that athletes use for different reasons. ZMA may slightly increase natural testosterone production and may improve sleep.

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Intraworkout Protein

Professionals typically recommend consuming protein following training, however, some studies show a benefit to intraworkout protein consumption. What’s the deal?

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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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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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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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