Is cholesterol the forgotten anabolic?

Is cholesterol the forgotten anabolic?

Cholesterol is a small, fat-like molecule that supposedly clogs our arteries and kills us. But is cholesterol really the bad guy? Or maybe it’s the opposite: a lifter’s best friend?   Cholesterol & your gains: the research Riechman et al. (2007) found that cholesterol may be good for your gains. In their study, 49 elderly individuals completed a 12-week strength […]

StrongCast Radio: The Bayesian Bodybuilding Method

StrongCast Radio: The Bayesian Bodybuilding Method

Vid from StrongCast Radio interviewed Menno Henselmans about what sets the Bayesian Bodybuilding apart.   Click here for the iTunes version.   Overview with time stamps A quick breakdown of who Menno is, and a rough intro to the Bayesian Bodybuilding approach – 3:00 How and why Menno first got into the gym – 5:30 The mistakes which he made […]

How do your genetics influence your training? [Video]

How do your genetics influence your training? [Video]

Mike Matthews from MuscleForLife interviewed Menno Henselmans about how your genetics influence your training.     Click here to download or listen to the iTunes/Soundcloud/WinStore versions.   1:30 – How much do genetics affect speed of muscle growth & what are realistic expectations? 12:40 – What is the potential for muscle hypertrophy & size? 22:50 – What is the timeframe […]

18 Interesting studies from 2016

18 Interesting studies from 2016

1. Beta-alanine useless?   2. Sugar isn’t evil   3. Strength training for brain gains   4. BCAAs no better than sugar   5. Cardio ‘not that bad’?   6. Saturated fat good for your heart?   7. Red meat & cancer   8. Protein is overrated   9. Circadian rhythms are underrated   10. Stop demonizing insulin   11. […]

Top 23 Facebook posts of 2016

Top 23 Facebook posts of 2016

Excluding posts about new studies (which will be compiled in the next post), here’s a selection of the most popular Facebook posts of 2016 from Bayesian Bodybuilding.   1. Stop hating the belfie Coincidentally, later in 2016 a study was published finding that posting selfies on Instagram is a sign of self-confidence, not insecurity. (However, it also found that frequent […]


Training

Recomping, training frequency, calorie cycling & more [video interview]

Recomping, training frequency, calorie cycling & more [video interview]

In this video, one of Menno Henselmans’s clients and fellow digital nomad and fitness blogger, Mario Tomic (the guy in the featured image), interviews Menno about training for body recomposition. 00:36 Intro – Who is Menno Henselmans? 02:15 Body Recomposition (The so-called “holy grail” of diet and exercise) – Overview of the current state of the industry and practice. Can […]

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Nutrition

Is cholesterol the forgotten anabolic?

Is cholesterol the forgotten anabolic?

Cholesterol is a small, fat-like molecule that supposedly clogs our arteries and kills us. But is cholesterol really the bad guy? Or maybe it’s the opposite: a lifter’s best friend?   Cholesterol & your gains: the research Riechman et al. (2007) found that cholesterol may be good for your gains. In their study, 49 elderly individuals completed a 12-week strength […]

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Recipes

3 Ingredient Green Hulk soft serve

3 Ingredient Green Hulk soft serve

This is a guest post from Sanne, owner of ManageMyMealPlan.com. I love quark and Greek yogurt, but when she told me she mixed it with avocado, I thought it would be disgusting. It’s not. It’s the bomb. You do need to freeze the avocado in advance, but that’s no problem if you prepare your meals in bulk, as you probably […]

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Miscellaneous

StrongCast Radio: The Bayesian Bodybuilding Method

StrongCast Radio: The Bayesian Bodybuilding Method

Vid from StrongCast Radio interviewed Menno Henselmans about what sets the Bayesian Bodybuilding apart.   Click here for the iTunes version.   Overview with time stamps A quick breakdown of who Menno is, and a rough intro to the Bayesian Bodybuilding approach – 3:00 How and why Menno first got into the gym – 5:30 The mistakes which he made […]

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Recent Posts

Is cholesterol the forgotten anabolic?

Is cholesterol the forgotten anabolic?

Cholesterol is a small, fat-like molecule that supposedly clogs our arteries and kills us. But is cholesterol really the bad guy? Or maybe it’s the opposite: a lifter’s best friend?   Cholesterol & your gains: the research Riechman et al. (2007) found that cholesterol may be good for your gains. In their study, 49 elderly individuals completed a 12-week strength […]

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StrongCast Radio: The Bayesian Bodybuilding Method

StrongCast Radio: The Bayesian Bodybuilding Method

Vid from StrongCast Radio interviewed Menno Henselmans about what sets the Bayesian Bodybuilding apart.   Click here for the iTunes version.   Overview with time stamps A quick breakdown of who Menno is, and a rough intro to the Bayesian Bodybuilding approach – 3:00 How and why Menno first got into the gym – 5:30 The mistakes which he made […]

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How do your genetics influence your training? [Video]

How do your genetics influence your training? [Video]

Mike Matthews from MuscleForLife interviewed Menno Henselmans about how your genetics influence your training.     Click here to download or listen to the iTunes/Soundcloud/WinStore versions.   1:30 – How much do genetics affect speed of muscle growth & what are realistic expectations? 12:40 – What is the potential for muscle hypertrophy & size? 22:50 – What is the timeframe […]

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18 Interesting studies from 2016

18 Interesting studies from 2016

1. Beta-alanine useless?   2. Sugar isn’t evil   3. Strength training for brain gains   4. BCAAs no better than sugar   5. Cardio ‘not that bad’?   6. Saturated fat good for your heart?   7. Red meat & cancer   8. Protein is overrated   9. Circadian rhythms are underrated   10. Stop demonizing insulin   11. […]

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Top 23 Facebook posts of 2016

Top 23 Facebook posts of 2016

Excluding posts about new studies (which will be compiled in the next post), here’s a selection of the most popular Facebook posts of 2016 from Bayesian Bodybuilding.   1. Stop hating the belfie Coincidentally, later in 2016 a study was published finding that posting selfies on Instagram is a sign of self-confidence, not insecurity. (However, it also found that frequent […]

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Metabolic damage: a scientific review

Metabolic damage: a scientific review

Metabolic damage. It’s every dieter’s worst nightmare. The theory of metabolic damage states that your metabolism slows down permanently, i.e. is damaged, after prolonged periods of being in energy deficit. This decrease in energy expenditure has been used to explain the occurrence of the yo-yo effect whereby people that have dieted for a long time often quickly regain their lost […]

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Top 3 posts of 2016

Top 3 posts of 2016

Without any ado, we present to you, the 3 most popular posts on BayesianBodybuilding.com of 2016.   1. Can you gain muscle and lose fat at the same time? [Article] Also see: Energy balance myths: Why you can gain fat in a deficit [Article] How can you gain muscle while losing fat & more [Interview]   2. Bro splits, training […]

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