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28: How Much Does Sleep Affect Your Gains?

In todays episode we are talking all about that beauty sleep. Sleep is a mysterious and important function of the body. We need it and we feel like garbage when we don’t get it. In today’s episode Jimmy, Kareem, and Jimmy go over the ways sleep can affect your training and some of the negative…

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27: Podcast Horror Stories and the Way of the Bulk

Hey everyone! Really quick to update everyone, last week we had some technical difficulties. I (Jimmy) was without internet for 5 days last week and I had no way to get this episode off my computer or upload it. This is the first weekly upload we have missed ever. It really upset me not to…

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26: A Scientific Look at Cholesterol

In this episode Jimmy, Kareem, & Jimmy go over a few studies regarding dietary cholesterol. Have you heard the saying “don’t eat more than 2 eggs a day” or seen the promise on cheerios to help with cholesterol. Well we are debunking that today. We bring up studies regarding dietary cholesterol affecting cholesterol levels and…

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25: The Best and The Worst

In todays episode the boys; Jimmy, Kareem, and Jimmy go over our favorite and least favorite lifts. To make the list somewhat fair we excluded squat, bench, and deadlift. This was because as powerlifters we are most likely going to pick one of those three lifts. We go into a discussion about the 502 kg…

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24: Keep it Caffeinated

In today’s episode Jimmy, Kareem, and Jimmy go over everything caffeine. We go over the positives and negatives of consuming the liquid energy, whether it be in lifting or in general. We first go over the general dosing of caffeine and how we use it. After that we get into the main positive benefits that…

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23: Love and Porn Addiction

This episode, boy this episode. Jimmy, Kareem, and Jimmy really go off the rip in this one. It is all over the place. We start off going over a collection of fitness topics. None of any major significance. A long running joke on the channel is love in fitness, something we go a little bit…

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22: How Does Keto Affect Strength?

Today’s episode goes into the complexities of the Keto diet. We go into how the keto diet affects strength specifically in powerlifters and Olympic weightlifters. The study we based this claim off of can be found https://journals.lww.com/nsca-jscr/Fulltext/2018/12000/A_Low_Carbohydrate_Ketogenic_Diet_Reduces_Body.10.aspx/?fbclid=IwAR3IS6MpDTJmNf4qV2D0K-fhuctyyDjv9taSAL-AQFov_PVrwvM2MV2KyvM.Jimmy, Kareem, and Jimmy go over the keto diet in the sport and our own personal experience with the…

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21: Ego; Friend or Foe?

Ego. We all have one. Whether you’re an ego monster or a humble monk, you have an ego. In today’s episode Jimmy, Kareem, and Jimmy have a more laid back discussion episode discussing whether ego is worth anything in the gym. We talk about what we define as an ego and whether we personally think…

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20: Drop It Low

In this weeks episode we tackle the controversial topic of squat depth, and boy does it get controversial. Jimmy, Kareem, and Jimmy try and cover the nuances of squat depth despite it being a rabbit hole of a topic. Talk to anyone and they will give you a different answer. Squat depth is up there…

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19: The Ian Smith Interview

Today’s episode is a special one. Jimmy and Kareem interview the owner of Atilis Bellmawr who has been all over the news lately. Ian and his partner Frank have been fighting for their constitutional right to keep their New Jersey gym open. Jimmy, Kareem, and Ian cover the gyms opening, masks, conspiracy theories, and what…

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