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208: Scientific Principles Of Strength Training with Dr. Mike Israetel

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208: Scientific Principles Of Strength Training with Dr. Mike Israetel

Brief Bio:

Mike is a professor of Exercise Science at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and was previously a professor at the University of Central Missouri, where he taught Exercise Physiology, Personal Training, and Advanced Programming for sports and fitness. Mike’s Ph.D. is in Sport Physiology, and he has been a consultant on sports nutrition to the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Johnson City, TN. Mike has coached numerous powerlifters, weightlifters, bodybuilders, and other individuals in both diet and weight training. Originally from Moscow, Russia, Mike is a competitive powerlifter, bodybuilder, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grappler.


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How long it really takes to transform your body
  • 5 Ways to take  your fitness routine to the next level
  • The biggest myths about weightlifting
  • 6 Tips to reach your fitness goal
  • How long should you rest between workouts
  • How to optimize pre and post workout nutrition
  • 5 Common muscle building mistakes
  • Bro split routines: What you need to know
  • Why proper fitness takes time
  • 7 Signs you’re overtraining
  • How to lose weight and keep it off
  • 5 Reasons you should be eating carbs
  • What you need to know before going on a ketogenic diet


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Ted Ryce is a high-performance coach, celebrity trainer, and a longevity evangelist. A leading fitness professional for over 24 years in the Miami Beach area, who has worked with celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Rick Martin, Robert Downey, Jr., and hundreads of CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. In addition to his fitness career, Ryce is the host of the top-rated podcast called Legendary Life, which helps men and women reclaim their health, and create the body and life they deserve.

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