In this episode, Jeff, Brad, and Eric reflect on Jeff’s 2019 bodybuilding season. The coaches break down his fourteen-month prep from start to finish, how he handled various situations, what aspects could have been better, and what kept him going through his marathon prep.
How has Jeff and Brad’s training changed as they’ve gotten older? What aspects of Jeff’s prep really started to wear on him at the end? How does Jeff feel about his season in hindsight? How is Jeff handling his recovery period? Does Jeff think he will prep again?
The answers to these questions plus many more related to Jeff’s prep are covered in today’s episode. Regardless of where you are in your bodybuilding journey, this episode is sure to provide you with many useful insights that will help you get closer to reaching your goals.
2:57- The start of Jeff’s prep
8:33- How Jeff and Brad’s training has changed as they’ve gotten older
30:31- The art of bodybuilding
39:29- The effect of stress on peaking
49:30- How Jeff handled his family vacations during prep
55:44- The aspects of prep that really started to wear on Jeff at the end of prep
1:08:02- How Jeff feels about his season in hindsight
1:17:54- The things Jeff wants to improve on
1:20:02- How Jeff is handling his recovery period
1:27:58- Final thoughts
Selected Links From This Episode
The Recovery Diet- https://www.3dmjvault.com/courses/the-recovery-diet
Monthly Applications In Strength Sport (MASS)- https://www.3dmusclejourney.com/mass
3DMJ Vault- https://www.3dmjvault.com
Beginners Don’t Lose Your Mind, Veterans Don’t Lose Your Edge (Eric Helms)- https://3dmusclejourney.com/beginners-veterans/
3DMJ Podcast #123: Jeff Alberts’ 2019 Contest Prep Update- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xkR5tE_oJY
Jeff’s Instagram- @3dmj_godfather
Sam Okunola’s Instagram- @samokunola
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