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Episode 70: Dr. Brandon Roberts- Can You Predict Muscle Gain When Bulking? The Mind Muscle Connection

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Brandon Roberts. Brandon is a Captain serving in the U.S. Army as a Research Physiologist in the Military Performance Division at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine. CPT Roberts has a BS in Microbiology, MS in Human Performance, and Ph.D. in Muscle Biology, all from the University of Florida. He is also a writer for the Weightology research review. In this episode we discuss:-His fitness background. -What he is currently researching. -His role with the US Army. -Coolest takeaways from doing research with the US Army. -Overview of the study he reviewed about how much muscle you can gain while bulking. -Why an untrained person can eat more calories when bulking.-Importance of being in a surplus for building muscle. -Will you expend more energy in a surplus?-Figuring what the right surplus is for you. -The importance of protein during a bulk. -Can you speed up the muscle-building process?-How important is muscle to getting stronger?-Why some people are just stronger than others. Where to find Dr. Roberts:Instagram: brob_21Email: Robertsb21@gmail.com
  1. Episode 70: Dr. Brandon Roberts- Can You Predict Muscle Gain When Bulking?
  2. Episode 69: How To Maximize Muscle Growth With Limited Time, How Often Should You Train A Muscle Group?
  3. Episode 68: Jeremiah Bair- Maximum Amount Of Protein In One Meal, Setting Up A Long Term Fat Loss Plan.
  4. Episode 67: How To Build A Balanced Physique
  5. Episode 66: Steve Hall- Managing Roadblocks When Getting Lean
  6. Episode 65: Processed Foods, Ab Training 101, How I Motivate Myself.
  7. Episode 64: Dr. Guillermo Escalante- What The Research Says On Body Recomposition and Fasted Cardio.
  8. Episode 63: Setting Up A Rapid Fat Loss Phase
  9. Episode 62: Matthew Stratton- All About Intermittent Fasting
  10. Episode 61: Calorie Cycling For Fat Loss

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