In this week's Q & A, Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about recovering from injury, the best grip for deadlifting heavy weight, tailoring lifting while pregnant, linear v. undulating periodization and wrist pain while squatting. Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Learn more about Mind Pump at www.mindpumpradio.com
Sal, Adam & Justin reveal the RAW TRUTH about the newest fads of the day and how you can get the benefits you are seeking without buying overpriced, hyped-up products with outlandish claims.
Sal, Adam and Justin take on some of the most persistent bodybuilding & performance myths.
In this weeks Q&A, Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the difference between free weights and machines, periodizing occlusion training, if women should train the chest, tips on staying strong when the people around you eat like crap, the best exercises for explosiveness and headaches from working out in a fasted state. Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Learn more about Mind Pump at www.mindpumpradio.com
Justin tells of his brushes with the supernatural in this spooky pre-Halloween episode. Oh, and some nasty pranks and bathroom hygiene thrown in for good measure.
Ben Zorn of ABC's The Bachelorette is back on Mind Pump to talk about training for his upcoming debut on the Men's Physique stage.
Are steroids a guaranteed ticket to more strength and muscle gains? Are they the key to getting a body like your favorite bodybuilder or physique competitor? Will they improve your performance so that you can run with the big boys? Sal, Adam and Justin reveal what steroids can and cannot do in this candid episode. Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Learn more about Mind Pump at www.mindpumpradio.com
Want your questions answered by Sal, Adam & Justin? Leave them each Monday @MindPump on Instagram. This week they answer your questions about keeping gains while endurance training, the best time to workout, SARMS v. steroids, gynecomastia and how to know when you are lifting too heavy. Please subscribe, rate and review Mind Pump here on iTunes to help us get Raw Fitness Truth out to more people. Thank you for your support! To learn more about Mind Pump go to www.mindpumpradio.com.
Sal, Adam & Justin interview Dave Patellaro, coach and entrepreneur.
Adam is at the Olympia so Sal and Justin decide to nerd-out about how to maximize growth and performance in the gym. They go into detail about variable resistance, plyometrics, super sets, heavy negatives and stability training. Learn more about Mind Pump at www.mindpumpradio.com. Be sure to subscribe to this podcast and please rate and review the show.
Adam is down in Las Vegas for the Olympia, staying in a massive suite at the Palms and doing cool stuff. Sal, Adam & Doug are slaving away in the studio. Adam updates them on the Kai Greene Olympia no-show, but not before making the boys jealous of his playboy lifestyle.
Sal, Adam & Justin talk about Heart Rate Variability (HRV) training, and answer your questions about the best split for beginners, favorite lifting cues for compound lifts and negative calories.
Is it practical to stay ripped year 'round? What is the best way to keep your body fat in check if you want to have a life and be able to drink and head-butt your friends? In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin explore these questions and more.
What results in more muscle growth, focusing on working a particular muscle or on the movement? Sal, Adam & Justin take on this topic and they don't always agree.
Adam is excited about a new IFBB Professional League division called Classic Physique. Sal and Adam, not so much. Unlike Men's Physique where competitors wear board shorts, Classic Physique competitors will be wearing tight spandex shorts that showcase their quad development. Adam has been picking up his quad game to compete with Sal's, however, the always competitive Sal is applying blood occlusion training and his quads are blowing up.
In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin answer EVERY question that was posted @mindpump on Instagram at the time of recording. This includes comparing EZ bar v. straight barbell curls, sumo v. conventional deadlifts, the importance of sleep, foam rolling, creatine and women and much, much more.
If you have listened to Mind Pump for a while, you may think you know Sal, Adam, Justin and Doug by now. But do you REALLY know them? Are they just guys having a good time exposing Raw Fitness Truth or are they really just calculating narcissistic jerks? You will know after this episode as Dr. Katie (a real university psychology professor) reveals on air the results of a comprehensive psychological exam she has administered to the Mind Pump Crew. Mind you, the Mind Pump Crew is learning of their results as they record and their darkest secrets are being revealed unedited for your listening pleasure. Listen now to find out what these guys are REALLY made of and what makes them tick. Listen at your own risk. You may never think of them in the same way ever again...
Progressive overload is a concept that many are familiar with and most abuse. Sal, Adam & Justin discuss how you can control intensity, frequency and duration to maximize the results you are getting in the gym.
Life is certainly not without it's challenges and there are times when events are outside of anyone's control. Today's episode brings out a side of Sal, Adam & Justin Pumpheads normally don't see as they tackle this topic.
Adam feels a little left out because Sal and Justin scoff at some of the exercises he does to "sculpt" his body as a physique competitor. Todays episode breaks down the value of these and other exercises to meet specific goals.
This week's Q&A brought questions about female fitness competitors and necessity of fake boobs, Herbalife and Beach Body products, the use of recreational drugs by athletes, inspirational figures and the value of taking a multivitamin.
In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss how to reverse metabolic damage.
Want the added edge in the gym? There are plenty of devices and implements that promise to take your performance and physique to the next level. Sal, Adam and Justin take on Rock Tape, elevation masks, squeems and belts. Do they work and are they necessary? All is revealed in this episode.
OK, admittedly the Mind Pump crew has hated on one or two different people/organizations. However, credit is given where credit is due. In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin expose a particularly insidious kind of hater, the one that smiles to your face.
It is Q&A time once again and as usual tons of great questions came in through Instagram (@mindpump) and on the Mind Pump Private Forum. Sal, Adam & Justin take on the best way to take creatine, the worst exercises they have ever taught their clients, what PumpHeads can do to promote MindPump, the age at which kids can start working out and cleanses. Thank you for posting your questions and please them coming.