Phenibut: The Soviet smart drug

Phenibut: The Soviet smart drug

1963, St.Petersburg, Russia –  A Soviet Union lab scientist by the name of Perekalin synthesizes 3-phenyl-4-aminobutyric acid, an experimental drug intended to calm psychiatric children. 1964 – Professor Khaunma labels the drug Phenigamma and reports the first findings of its tranquilizing effects in the Byulleten Eksperimental’noi Biologii i Meditsiny. 1975 – Phenigamma has spread from clinical practice to public use […]

Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Autoregulatory Volume Training, muscle-specific hypertrophy, genetic assessment by body part, those are some of the more advanced concepts I apply in my program design. In this interview by Armi Legge I talk about these things and many other tips to make your training program more effective.   Listen to the full interview here.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren’t Growing

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren’t Growing

What do Steve Reeves, John Grimek and Reg Park have in common? A) They were all beasts of aesthetic masculinity. B) I don’t know any of them. C) They all had nearly perfectly proportionate calf development.   Of course A and C are both true. And of course you want to know how to get calves like that. (If you […]

60 Minutes on Everything Bodybuilding [Interview]

60 Minutes on Everything Bodybuilding [Interview]

Want to hear Ian McCarthy picking my brain on all sorts of random topics? Here you go, an hour long interview by Ian McCarthy about a wide variety of bodybuilding topics. The start of the interview covers the Bayesian bodybuilding method. After that we go into more practical topics, including the optimal macronutrient composition for bodybuilding, exercise selection and training […]

The Future of Bayesian Bodybuilding II

The Future of Bayesian Bodybuilding II

As usual, most of what I’ve done in the past months has stayed under the radar. So here’s a short overview of the 7 most important things I’ve been working on. Aside from coaching clients full-time.   1. My review paper on the best rest interval I used to think it was pretty cool I got published on T-Nation without […]


Training

Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Autoregulatory Volume Training, muscle-specific hypertrophy, genetic assessment by body part, those are some of the more advanced concepts I apply in my program design. In this interview by Armi Legge I talk about these things and many other tips to make your training program more effective.   Listen to the full interview here.

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Nutrition

Phenibut: The Soviet smart drug

Phenibut: The Soviet smart drug

1963, St.Petersburg, Russia –  A Soviet Union lab scientist by the name of Perekalin synthesizes 3-phenyl-4-aminobutyric acid, an experimental drug intended to calm psychiatric children. 1964 – Professor Khaunma labels the drug Phenigamma and reports the first findings of its tranquilizing effects in the Byulleten Eksperimental’noi Biologii i Meditsiny. 1975 – Phenigamma has spread from clinical practice to public use […]

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Recipes

Chicken in Asian Sweet and Sour Sauce

Chicken in Asian Sweet and Sour Sauce

Salty, spicy, sweet and sour chicken. This is chicken in its least bland form. The sweet and thick, almost jelly like sauce combined with the sour and spicy ingredients make this an extremely tasty cutting recipe. When bulking, you can also add white rice with extra sauce. Since everything can be bought in bulk and stored easily, this recipe has […]

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Miscellaneous

60 Minutes on Everything Bodybuilding [Interview]

60 Minutes on Everything Bodybuilding [Interview]

Want to hear Ian McCarthy picking my brain on all sorts of random topics? Here you go, an hour long interview by Ian McCarthy about a wide variety of bodybuilding topics. The start of the interview covers the Bayesian bodybuilding method. After that we go into more practical topics, including the optimal macronutrient composition for bodybuilding, exercise selection and training […]

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Phenibut: The Soviet smart drug

Phenibut: The Soviet smart drug

1963, St.Petersburg, Russia –  A Soviet Union lab scientist by the name of Perekalin synthesizes 3-phenyl-4-aminobutyric acid, an experimental drug intended to calm psychiatric children. 1964 – Professor Khaunma labels the drug Phenigamma and reports the first findings of its tranquilizing effects in the Byulleten Eksperimental’noi Biologii i Meditsiny. 1975 – Phenigamma has spread from clinical practice to public use […]

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Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Autoregulatory Volume Training, muscle-specific hypertrophy, genetic assessment by body part, those are some of the more advanced concepts I apply in my program design. In this interview by Armi Legge I talk about these things and many other tips to make your training program more effective.   Listen to the full interview here.

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3 Reasons Your Calves Aren’t Growing

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren’t Growing

What do Steve Reeves, John Grimek and Reg Park have in common? A) They were all beasts of aesthetic masculinity. B) I don’t know any of them. C) They all had nearly perfectly proportionate calf development.   Of course A and C are both true. And of course you want to know how to get calves like that. (If you […]

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60 Minutes on Everything Bodybuilding [Interview]

60 Minutes on Everything Bodybuilding [Interview]

Want to hear Ian McCarthy picking my brain on all sorts of random topics? Here you go, an hour long interview by Ian McCarthy about a wide variety of bodybuilding topics. The start of the interview covers the Bayesian bodybuilding method. After that we go into more practical topics, including the optimal macronutrient composition for bodybuilding, exercise selection and training […]

read more

The Future of Bayesian Bodybuilding II

The Future of Bayesian Bodybuilding II

As usual, most of what I’ve done in the past months has stayed under the radar. So here’s a short overview of the 7 most important things I’ve been working on. Aside from coaching clients full-time.   1. My review paper on the best rest interval I used to think it was pretty cool I got published on T-Nation without […]

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The Bayesian Bodybuilding Method

Menno Henselmans

This is an interview with First Call Out. It’s 18 minutes long. We interviewed Menno Henselmans to discuss how he combined a scientific, or rather an evidence-based approach, of dieting & nutrition with his real world experience thus giving rise to his own style – the Bayesian Bodybuilding method.   List to the full interview (18 minutes).

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Partial vs. Full Reps… or Both?

Partial vs. Full Reps… or Both?

A potentially game changing study has just been published. It may change how you perform your exercises forever. Or it may not. Let’s have a look. The study titled “the efficacy of incorporating partial squats in maximal strength training” is about combining partial and full reps in your training. The debate on whether training with a partial range of motion […]

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