Jun 21, 2017
Dr James Steele (@JamesSteeleii) is an Associate Professor in Sport and Exercise Science at Southampton Solent University (United Kingdom). James teaches across both exercise physiology, biomechanics, and research methods, is an active researcher and has published numerous peer reviewed articles on a variety of areas relating to health and fitness. He is currently involved in a number of projects regarding resistance training including; its physiological effects; the impact of manipulation of variables within resistance training programs, understanding effort, its measurement and application; inter-individual responses to resistance training; and in particular currently leads the Resistance Exercise And Community Health (REACH) Project – an internationally collaborative project which aims to examine an intervention to increase initiation and maintenance of resistance exercise for public health using a home- or community centre-based, self-managed approach.
James has been on the podcast twice before (Part 1 and Part 2). This was his best yet. In this podcast, we dig into a ton of scientific literature regarding maximum muscle gain potential and how this can be implemented in an exercise regimen for optimal upside. You will be hard pressed to find a more in-depth interview on the subject of muscle hypertrophy on the internet. Consider this a master class in how to optimise your exercise regimen and diet for best results.
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