Q&A: Training Volume and Rep Ranges on a Cut, Brown Vs. White Fat, Amino Acids For Skin, & More

15 Nov 2023 • 37 min • EN
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Are you considering reducing your training volume as you dive deeper into a cutting phase?  Curious about the difference between brown and white fat, or the hybrid athlete trend? In this episode, I'll discuss these topics and many more, giving you the insights you need to adjust your fitness routine effectively while ensuring long-term health and performance. As always, these questions come directly from my Instagram followers, who take advantage of my weekly Q&As in my stories. If you have a question you're dying to have answered, make sure you follow me on Instagram (@muscleforlifefitness) and look out for the Q&A posts. Your question might just make it into a podcast episode! If you like this type of episode, let me know. Send me an email (mike@muscleforlife.com) or direct message me on Instagram. And if you don’t like it, let me know that too or how you think it could be better. Timestamps: 0:00 - Please leave a review of the show wherever you listen to podcasts and make sure to subscribe! 01:25 - Should You Reduce Training Volume During a Caloric Deficit? 14:07 - Top Strategies to Protect Your Joints in Weight Training 14:47 - The Lowdown on Flat Foot Shoes: Xero vs. Vivo Barefoot 15:27 - The Rise of Hybrid Athletes: Fad or Future of Fitness? 17:35 - Our Biggest Sale of the Year! Save 50% during our Black Friday Sale! https://buylegion.com/ 19:50 - Rest Intervals for Squats: How Long Is Too Long? 22:36 - Nutritional Showdown: Fruit & Vegetable Powders vs. Multivitamins 24:29 - Ideal Rep Ranges & Weight Percentages for Maintaining Strength in a Deficit 27:30 - Is 3 Sets of 6 Reps Enough For Muscle Growth? 28:26 - What’s the Difference Between Brown Fat and White Fat? 30:58 - Amino Acids for Youthful Skin: The Benefits of Arginine, Proline, and Lysine 32:01 - Ab-Coaster Workouts: Are They Effective? 32:33 - Snacking and High-Volume Meals: What's Best for Nutritional Success? 33:01 - Timing Ab Workouts: Beginning vs. End of Your Training Session 33:35 - Workout Split Tips: Deadlifts on Pull Days, Romanian Lifts on Leg Days 34:17 - Protein Intake: Is Half Your Daily Requirement from Whey Too Much? 35:00 - Incorporating Cardio into Fat Loss Phases: Steps vs. Structured Cardio 35:55 - Daily L-Glutamine: Is It Safe for Gut Health? Our Biggest Sale of the Year Is Here! Save 50% during our Black Friday Sale. Go to https://buylegion.com/ and use coupon code MUSCLE to get double reward points! Mentioned on the Show: Our Biggest Sale of the Year Is Here! Save 50% during our Black Friday Sale. Go to https://buylegion.com/ and use coupon code MUSCLE to get double reward points!

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