In this episode, Andrea, Eric, Brad, Jeff, and Alberto collaboratively answer four community-sourced questions concerning the post-show recovery period. The questions span a variety of topics and are addressed from physiological, psychological, sociological, and behavioral points of view.
What is the physiological rationale behind why bodybuilders struggle with overeating post show? How can you get reconnected with your hunger and fullness sensations if you’re struggling with recognizing them? What strategies can you use to get your caffeine intake back to a reasonable amount post show? If you are struggling emotionally with post-show weight gain, what can you do to feel better?
The coaches answer these, plus many other useful questions in today’s episode. If you are thinking about prepping, currently prepping, post-prep, or a coach who works with physique competitors, check out this episode for a ton of effective strategies and helpful information.
3:08- How to recover from a contest prep when you’re having trouble identifying when you’re full
16:07- How to get back to a reasonable caffeine intake after prep
22:43- Advice for those struggling with post-show weight gain
41:04- How to communicate your bodybuilding lifestyle to your loved ones
Selected Links From This Episode
Post Contest Recovery Seminar (Vault Course)- https://www.3dmjvault.com/courses/post-contest
The Recovery Diet (Vault Course)- https://www.3dmjvault.com/courses/the-recovery-diet
3DMJ YouTube Channel- https://www.youtube.com/user/Team3DMJ
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