Brains and Gains with Dr. David Maconi

John Meadows - Heart Recovery, RIR, Intensity Techniques, Advice to Young Lifters

av Brains and Gains with Dr. David Maconi | Publicerades 3/27/2021

We're back with John Meadows! Very glad to hear John has been recovering well from his heart attack and today we dive into the following:0:20​- Our leg sessions that morning 2:00​- Update to John’s heart condition 6:30​- Ubiquinol / CoQ107:30​- John’s medications 8:00​- John’s family history9:10​- Training intensity post heart attack10:35​- Marvel / movies12:40​- Muscle rounds / cluster sets / rest pauses16:30​- My previously insane leg workouts18:30​- John’s opinion of 2-3+ RIR27:00​- How a sports / competitive background effects mindset 33:00​- Needing less volume as you become more advanced / volumetrics John uses38:30​- What actually causes muscle growth?40:00​- Reference to my “How Pro Bodybuilders Actually Train” video43:30​- Does having a lot of years away from natural lifting lead an enhanced coach to lose touch with what works for naturals?45:30​- Discussion on PEDs being thrown at problems too often48:30​- Does John have any regrets about his bodybuilding experience?57:00​- Bodybuilding compared to other sportsWebsite and Coaching:​Smile Fund:​Instagram:​Youtube Homepage:​

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On the Brains and Gains podcast, Dr. David Maconi discusses all things exercise science, nutrition, health, and personal development. Every week, Dr. Maconi invites health experts and thought leaders to share their expertise. Each episode ends with a charity donation to the charity of the guest's choice.New podcast weblog