The Podcast
Episode 5: Layne Norton's Hard Truths of Training
Dec 12, 2016 · 1 hr 10 min
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Want to know how to tackle the holidays? How about the best way to use blood flow restriction training or nutrient timing? Get the straight dope from muscle-building scientist Dr. Layne Norton!

- How to use context to make more informed training and nutrition decision
- The risks and rewards of training for elite competition
- Tracking macros during the holidays: Yea or nay?
- Layne in his 20s vs now
- How to lower the barrier of entry to training and nutrition
- Training volume and calories: why both must be individual
- Do you want a plan that requires the maximum amount of will power, or the minimum?
- PH3: Who it's for, not for, and who had surprising results
- The fine line between "minimum effective dose" and "maximum recoverable volume"
- Blood flow restriction training: How Layne learned about it
- Who BFR works best for
- About that one study that "showed" BFR caused rhabdo…
- How tight is tight enough?
- Layne's new study: Protein sources, timing and body composition
- How rats are superior to human subjects in some ways
- Intermittent fats and carbs: an alternative take on fasting

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