Training

A stats exercise with The Norwegian Frequency Project

A stats exercise with The Norwegian Frequency Project

My recent interview about training frequency and bro splits was hugely popular and caused quite a stir in the fitness industry. If you haven’t watched that yet, do so before reading this post, otherwise you won’t understand a word of it.   Lyle McDonald chimed in with a comment about the Norwegian Frequency Project.   Do pay close attention to […]

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How your training should change as you get more advanced [interview]

How your training should change as you get more advanced [interview]

If you’ve seen my recent posts, you’ll know this is a topic that I think is hugely underrated in the fitness industry, perhaps especially in the evidence-based fitness industry. Very few coaches recognize that program design should be influenced strongly by how advanced the trainee is. What works best for a beginner and what works best for an advanced trainee […]

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Bro splits, training frequency & the anabolic window [video]

Bro splits, training frequency & the anabolic window [video]

This is probably one of the most extensive discussions of training frequency on the internet. If you still think you should train a body part once or twice a week for maximal results, watch it.     The discussion can be downloaded as a podcast in mp3 format here.   Note to self: Turn off f.lux to avoid looking like […]

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3 Big bodybuilding myths

3 Big bodybuilding myths

Why bodybuilding is the most functional training in the world, why bodybuilders have longer muscles than yoga practitioners and more.   Read the full article on Paleo f(x).    

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Training for natural bodybuilding [Interview]

Training for natural bodybuilding [Interview]

Bodybuilding-Natural interviewed me about a bunch of different topics, mostly related to training. This interview is a great short read to get familiar with my methods if you’re new to my site, since it touches on many topics I’ve written on. The interview is in Italian, but I’ve posted the English original below.   And yes, this is the third […]

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Iron Manager interviews Menno Henselmans

Iron Manager interviews Menno Henselmans

In this interivew, I talk to IronManager about training program design.  

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Old school training [Interview]

Old school training [Interview]

OldSchoolTraining interviewed me about training frequency, compound vs. isolation exercises, the powerlifts for bodybuilding, training to failure, BCAAs, ketogenic dieting and carbs as workout nutrition.   Read the full interview in English (Italian translation below) here.

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