In this episode, Brad, Alberto, and Andrea finish off season 12 of the 3DMJ Podcast with a crowd-sourced Q&A. The team answers eight questions related to training, coaching, the fitness industry, and detaching your physique from your self-worth.
In this Q&A, you will hear about the biggest changes the team foresees happening in bodybuilding/the fitness industry over the next five years, how to encourage an athlete to challenge themselves in the gym, tips for bringing up a lagging upper body, myo-reps, the phenomenon known as “muscle maturity”, and the necessity (or lack of) of vertical pressing for bodybuilders.
Today’s episode is packed with lots of great information and tips for lifters of every experience level. Grab your popcorn, sit back, relax, and enjoy the conversation.
3:21- What do the coaches think will be the biggest changes in bodybuilding/the fitness industry over the next five years?
18:18- For bodybuilders, is vertical pressing “mandatory” or are lateral raises and rear delt exercises sufficient?
27:31- How to encourage an athlete to challenge their strength
42:00- Tips for bringing up a lagging upper body (when compared to one’s lower body)
50:24- What are myo-reps? How do you count volume for myo-reps?
1:01:45- How to detach your physique from your self-worth
1:20:18- Is there any science to explain the phenomenon of “muscle maturity”?
1:28:12- How can self-coached individuals ensure they have good form on the big movements?
Selected Links From This Episode
3DMJ Case Study Q&A Submission Form- 3dmusclejourney.com/qa
The 3DMJ Lifting Library- liftinglibrary.com
3DMJ Podcast #117: Eating Behaviors in Physique Sports- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxuhYoyfBns&feature=youtu.be
SAWEH Ep.4: The Science of Motivation- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PufR18mj8sc
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