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Does hyperventilating between sets help you get more reps? Does using exercise variations help you gain muscle and strength faster? Can low-carb dieting actually reduce your testosterone levels? Are expensive forms of creatine actually effective? Answers from the latest research on these topics is in this podcast.

This podcast is another installment in my Research Roundup series of episodes, where I give you concise and practical takeaways from studies that I think are interesting and that can help us gain muscle and strength faster, lose fat faster, perform better athletically, feel better, live longer, or get and stay healthier. 

There is a ton of scientific research that gets published every year, and even if you narrow your focus to fitness research, it would still take several lifetimes to unravel the hairball of studies on nutrition, training, supplementation, and related fields. 

That’s why my team and I put a lot of time into reviewing, dissecting, and describing scientific studies in articles, podcasts, and books. 

Oh and if you like this type of episode, let me know. Send me an email ([email protected]) or direct message me on Instagram (@muscleforlifefitness). And if you don’t like it, let me know that too or how you think it could be better.


0:00 – Which of my books is right for you? Take my quiz and find out:

2:40 – Does exercise variation cause more muscle growth?

8:44 – Can hyperventilating between sets boost performance?

12:20 – What is the most cost effective form of creatine?

15:44 – Does a low carb, high protein diet affect testosterone levels in healthy men?

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