Today’s episode features a couple of deep dives into the scientific literature: one research review segment focuses on the effects of high-protein diets on kidney function, and another research review segment focuses on the effects of dietary cholesterol on training adaptations. Those are followed by a Q&A segment with discussions about central nervous system fatigue, creatine, leucine, fat gain while bulking, recovering from connective tissue injuries, and more.
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Good news (0:02:33).
Feats of Strength (0:08:43).
Research Review: High-protein diets and kidney function (0:09:58).
Research Review: Dietary cholesterol and training adaptations (0:48:57).
Is there a simple way to judge if I'm gaining too much fat during a bulk? (1:29:14).
When we talk about CNS fatigue, what are we actually talking about mechanistically? Is there anything we can specifically do to improve CNS recovery? (1:41:52).
Rapid fire for Eric (1:55:56):
To play us out: Off-topic question (2:04:46).
Given how you both train, what’s the biggest animal you think you could fight with caveman technology and win?