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107 - Training, Nutrition and the Menstrual Cycle, Best Birth Control for Gains - Featuring Lyle Mcdonald

Dynamic Dialogue with Danny Matranga

In this episode, Danny sits down with his go-to expert on things female physiology, Lyle Mcdonald to discuss the finer points of training around your cycle.Topics discussed include:What are the different phases of the cycle?How does the body respond differently to training during each phase.How does the body respond differently to nutrition during each phase.The best cutting strategies for women.Various forms of hormonal contraception and their impact on muscular development.---Thanks For Listening!---RESOURCES/COACHING: I am all about education and that is not limited to this podcast! Feel free to grab a FREE guide (Nutrition, Training, Macros, Etc!) HERE! Interested in Working With Coach Danny and His One-On-One Coaching Team? Click HERE! Want To Have YOUR Question Answered On an Upcoming Episode of DYNAMIC DIALOGUE? You Can Submit It HERE!Want to Support The Podcast AND Get in Better Shape? Grab a Program HERE!----SOCIAL LINKS: Sign up for the trainer mentorship HEREFollow Coach Danny on INSTAGRAMFollow Coach Danny on TwitterFollow Coach Danny on FacebookGet More In-Depth Articles Written By Yours’ Truly HERE!

1hr 17mins

5 Jul 2021

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Lyle McDonald (Pt 2) on P-Ratio Debate, Refeed Updates, Regulating Volume

Brains and Gains with Dr. David Maconi

This is part 2 to the podcast with Lyle posted last week. Topics below: 0:00- Intro 3:15- P-Ratio debate10:30- Practical vs theoretical issues bulking to high body fat percentages16:00- Set point changing and adding fat cells 20:14- Refeed research in recent years34:45- Lyle’s consultations38:45- Training volume regulations43:30- Lyle vs the fitness industry46:00- Who does Lyle think is smart in the industry?Lyle's Website: https://store.bodyrecomposition.com/Website and Coaching: https://brainsandgainspodcast.com/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW-P...-For those looking to support the channel and our donations to various charities, please consider the above link to become a member and have the opportunity to appear on the channel!Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DaveMaconi Smile Fund: https://secure.operationsmile.org/sit...Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dave_maconi/Youtube Homepage: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW-P...

1hr 1min

2 Jul 2021

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Lyle McDonald on Mike Israetel Debate, Defining Failure, When Lyle Has Been Wrong

Brains and Gains with Dr. David Maconi

Lyle is back! And as usual it will be a two-parter. Part 1's topics below:0:00- Intro 1:15- The failure debate between Lyle McDonald and Mike Israetel6:50- The Lifting Dermatologist’s video16:30- How to prove Lyle wrong19:20- Defining failure 21:20- Issues with advice from enhanced lifters28:30- Variation in what failure looks like36:00- DC training 39:30- The evidence based community43:00- Rest pause variations53:00- When has Lyle been wrong55:00- What happened to Mark RippetoeLyle's Website: https://store.bodyrecomposition.com/Website and Coaching: https://brainsandgainspodcast.com/Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DaveMaconi Smile Fund: https://secure.operationsmile.org/sit...Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dave_maconi/Youtube Homepage: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW-P...

56mins

25 Jun 2021

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#86 Lyle McDonald - P-Ratio

The Muscle Memoirs Podcast

In this episode of The Muscle Memoirs Podcast, I am joined by Lyle McDonald to discuss the most recent controversy in the evidence-based fitness community: the p-ratio. Do high body fat levels impair p-ratios? Do lean individuals gain a higher proportion of muscle mass with increases in body weight? Tune in to find out Lyle's current thoughts on the topic.Referenceshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23679146/https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31915482/https://www.strongerbyscience.com/p-ratios/Sign-up for virtual nutrition counseling and personal traininghammerawayfitness.comhttps://www.instagram.com/hammerawayfitness/Hammer Away NewsletterFollow and support Lylehttps://bodyrecomposition.com/https://www.facebook.com/groups/810890695609053/Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/themusclememoirs)

36mins

18 Jun 2021

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Geoffrey Verity Schofield - Censorship by Greg Doucette, Mike Israetel vs Lyle McDonald, Failure

Brains and Gains with Dr. David Maconi

Today we're joined by Geoffrey Verity Schofield, a writer, coach, and brofessor of lifting. We dive into the following topics today:0:00- Intro 1:00- Unsolicited advice 4:30- Greg Doucette’s cookbook price 6:30- How to determine coaching prices 10:30- Is anyone buying these expensive products? 13:45- Athlean X’s fake weights 17:30- GVS’s start on YouTube 24:20- Do we put on an act? 31:55- Training talk / Geoff’s stats 36:10- Failure training 42:40- University studies 43:40- Mike Israetel vs Lyle McDonaldGVS's Charity Choice:  https://fundraisers.giveindia.org/fun...GVS's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geoffreyver...GVS's website: https://www.verityfit.com/My Website and Coaching: https://brainsandgainspodcast.com/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW-P...-For those looking to support the channel and our donations to various charities, please consider the above link to become a member and have the opportunity to appear on the channel!Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DaveMaconi 

47mins

12 Jun 2021

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Step Counts & Cardio for Fat-Loss - How much does it help? ft. Lyle McDonald

The Sustainable Self-Development Podcast

Lyle McDonald and I talk through everything (or most of) what you should know about increasing your daily step count, doing more cardio, or doing anything in general to burn more calories. How much will it help to get and stay lean, and how should you implement it practically to your lifestyle?0:00 - intro1:14 - Moving more vs eating less for fat-loss: an overview7:00 - Compensation after cardio - do you burn less calories later?14:17 - Appetite and cardio - do you get hungrier if you burn more calories?18:56 - Constrained energy expenditure (Pontzer model, and the Hadza studies)31:02 - Join my coaching system!31:47 - Do you burn less calories with cardio over time?35:19 - Step counts and pedometers and their utility44:50 - The caloric boost of doing more steps 1:00:30 - Getting a treadmill, using stimulants and ultra high step counts 1:14:35 - Summary of takeaways and practical tips1:25:25 - Where can we find you?To apply to the new round of group coaching, you can book a time at:https://calendly.com/abel-csabai/ssd-transformationOr drop me an email toabel.csabai [at] gmail.comAngles 90 grips: https://angles90-the-first-dynamic-training-grip-worldwide.myshopify.com/?rfsn=5301938.a3640bCoupon code for 10% off ABELC10insta: @ssdabelLyle's resources:Website: https://bodyrecomposition.com/Bodyrecomposition Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/810890695609053

1hr 26mins

3 May 2021

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#79 Lyle McDonald - How Hard Should You Train? (Part 2)

The Muscle Memoirs Podcast

This episode of The Muscle Memoirs Podcast is a continuation of last week's installment with Lyle McDonald. In an attempt to provide a comprehensive answer to the aforementioned question, we cover other factors to consider such as frequency, per session volume, rest intervals, and more. Timestamps01:37 Training frequency for the advanced lifter04:45 How many sets should be performed per workout? Is there a per-session volume limit?26:48 How to count volume29:57 Hypothetical: 8 sets to 1RIR or 16 sets to 3 RIR, is one superior for muscle hypertrophy in advanced lifters?33:17 Effective reps model39:57 Mechanical tension is king45:07 Factoring fatigue into the per-session volume equation 51:07 Putting it all together: the relationship between per session volume, frequency, and proximity to failure59:07 Taking isolation exercises to failure01:01:37 Is there any value in manipulating proximity to failure over the course of a mesocycle?Sign-up for virtual nutrition counseling and personal training:Website: hammerawayfitness.comIG: https://www.instagram.com/hammerawayfitness/Hammer Away NewsletterYou can follow and support Lyle at:Website: https://bodyrecomposition.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/810890695609053/Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/themusclememoirs)

1hr 6mins

30 Apr 2021

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#78 Lyle McDonald - How Hard Should You Train? (Part 1)

The Muscle Memoirs Podcast

In this episode of The Muscle Memoirs Podcast, I am joined by the listeners' favorite guest, Lyle McDonald, to discuss the latest controversial topics in the evidence-based fitness industry. First up, we attempt to answer the question: how hard should you train to maximize muscle hypertrophy?Timestamps01:15 Definitions: muscular failure, muscular exhaustion, technical failure09:40 Is RPE10 or 0RIR muscular failure?21:40 Semantics: muscular exhaustion is not a synonym for muscular failure26:55 How many sets should be taken to muscular failure in a workout?44:40 Advanced vs. beginner lifters56:25 Volume considerations over the course of the lifting careerSign-up for virtual nutrition counseling and personal training:Website: hammerawayfitness.comIG: https://www.instagram.com/hammerawayfitness/Hammer Away NewsletterYou can follow and support Lyle at:Website: https://bodyrecomposition.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/810890695609053/Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/themusclememoirs)

1hr 4mins

23 Apr 2021

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#56 Lyle McDonald - Periodization for Hypertrophy Training

The Muscle Memoirs Podcast

In part 2 of a captivating discussion on training with Lyle, we continue with the question of whether or not we should be using all of the rep ranges all of the time for hypertrophy training. In doing so, we take a deep dive into the role of periodization and suggest a theoretical model.Timestamps00:00 Using all of the rep ranges all of the time vs. targeted blocks06:45 Periodization for hypertrophy training40:00 Individual response to trainingTo sign-up for coaching or a one-time consult:Website: http://hammerawayfitness.com/IG: https://www.instagram.com/hammerawayfitness/You can follow and support Lyle at:Website: https://bodyrecomposition.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/810890695609053/Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/themusclememoirs)

54mins

20 Nov 2020

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#55 Lyle McDonald - Training What You're Bad At

The Muscle Memoirs Podcast

Back by popular demand, in this episode of The Muscle Memoirs Podcast, I am joined once again by Lyle McDonald. In this jam-packed discussion on training, we cover the rationale behind training what you're bad at, including individual differences in the ability to add load and reps, constructing training blocks to target specific weak points, and a heck of a lot more.Timestamps0:00 Introduction01:00 Case study02:00 Individual differences in the ability to add load and reps05:20 Physiological differences to consider09:40 Utilizing targeted training blocks to bring up weak points19:30 Can improving work capacity improve hypertrophy outcomes?27:15 How to identify if you could benefit from a work capacity block36:10 Should we use all of the rep ranges all of the time?To sign-up for coaching or a one-time consult:Website: http://hammerawayfitness.com/IG: https://www.instagram.com/hammerawayfitness/You can follow and support Lyle at:Website: https://bodyrecomposition.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/810890695609053/Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/themusclememoirs)

49mins

13 Nov 2020

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