Episode 44 of the Strength Ratio Podcast features John Gilliam, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
John discusses two primary topics on the show. The first topic involves a literature review of abnormal images on MRI in asymptomatic subjects. Simply speaking, he talks about how someone can get a picture that looks bad, but whose function is great.Read More
Episode 40 welcomes Eric Helms, PhD in Strength and Conditioning and author/coach for 3D Muscle Journey.
This episode focuses most notably on microcycle progressions for hypertrophy training, wherein Eric shares his thoughts on the weekly evolution of loading and volume for training health and longevity.
The evidence that he provides for such progression has us rethinking the rate at which we add total work to our athletes’ hypertrophy cycles…Read More
Episode 30 of the Strength Ratio Podcast features Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro, PhD in Human Nutrition and nutrition coach for Renaissance Periodization, who joins us to discuss digestive health and the gut microbiome.
Gabrielle first discusses digestive physiology to explain nutrient absorption and bacterial diversity. Next, she makes clear the influence that diet has on our gut and what considerations this may have for both a healthy diet and for athletic performance.Read More
In this episode, we highlight the origins, theory, and distinct training phases of periodization for strength adaptations, as it was popularized in Soviet Russia. In doing so, we provide context for whom, and for how long, this traditional model may work.
We then discuss how one can blend the general characteristics of periodization simultaneously, including general physical preparedness, hypertrophy, strength, power and taper…Read More
In this episode, we discuss our training recommendations for the Masters Athlete, explore what happens to our training-related physiology as we age, and propose actionable feedback to help you sustain health and performance into your golden years! Make sure to send us any questions you have through Instagram (strengthratio) or Facebook (Strength Ratio LLC).Read More