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703: How to Deal with Muscle Cramps, Training to Failures Affect on Muscle Growth, Cross Training vs Specialization & MORE

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

Release Date: 02/09/2018

1503: The Ideal Amount of Protein for Muscle Gain & Fat Loss, How to Know If You Have Good Muscle Building Genes, Walking for Fat Loss & More show art 1503: The Ideal Amount of Protein for Muscle Gain & Fat Loss, How to Know If You Have Good Muscle Building Genes, Walking for Fat Loss & More

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin talk about how to enjoy drinking alcohol and still achieve your fitness goals. The fascinating and surprising statistics surrounding drinking alcohol. (2:24) Then and Now: How the guys address the alcohol conversation to their clients. (7:36) How to drink and stay fit for the party animal. (11:11) What alcohol does to the body. (16:18) What you can do to help mitigate the effects of too much alcohol and the value of pacing yourself. (22:57) Diet and alcohol. (26:12) The alcohols with the least amount of physical effects on the body. (29:46) Addressing...

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1501: The Fat Burning Zone Myth, How to Build Side Butt, Supplements That Are Worth Buying & More show art 1501: The Fat Burning Zone Myth, How to Build Side Butt, Supplements That Are Worth Buying & More

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the “fat burning zone,” how to train and grow the gluteus medius, what supplements are worth spending big money on and which ones to avoid, and how to stay motivated when you have reached most of your natural potential. The release of Sal’s book is nearly here! (4:57) The controversy surrounding Mr. Potato Head. (12:04) The truth behind Orangetheory’s EPOC “afterburn” effect claims. (14:18) Mind Pump Workouts: Updates on their current training, nutrition, and challenges. (23:22) How to...

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin uncover seven lies that are commonly spread by fitness influencers. How the old tricks still work. (2:15) The challenges of these “new” fitness influencers. (5:19) The Seven Lies Fitness Influencers Love to Tell. (5:58) #1 – They are natural. (6:12) #2 – The way to get to your goals is “no days off” and “beast mode.” (13:45) #3 – Take something popular and counter it for attention and clicks. (20:00) #4 – How cardio is the best way to burn body fat. (30:13) #5 – Supplements make a HUGE difference. (37:05) #6 – Protein doesn’t...

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1499: What to Do to Get Past a Sticking Point in a Lift, How to Build Muscle & Improve Sports Performance at the Same Time, Strategies for Combating Headaches & Migraines & More (Listener Live Coaching) show art 1499: What to Do to Get Past a Sticking Point in a Lift, How to Build Muscle & Improve Sports Performance at the Same Time, Strategies for Combating Headaches & Migraines & More (Listener Live Coaching)

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions via Zoom. Courteney Andrews likes to have a good time. (4:31) Mind Pump Confessions: The guy's reckless driving days as young men. (8:44) Is society being degraded by the ‘helicopter’ parent? (24:52) The biggest risks the guys have taken. (28:38) How the guys use Organifi Pure to enhance their cognitive abilities. (32:35) Mind Pump Debates: Fitness trends for 2021 and will we see an increase or decrease in results working out from home versus going to a gym? (34:25) #Quah question #1 – Can you...

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1498: How Many Calories to Eat on Rest Days, What to Do When One Half of Your Body Is Building More Slowly Than the Other, the Importance of Rest Periods & More show art 1498: How Many Calories to Eat on Rest Days, What to Do When One Half of Your Body Is Building More Slowly Than the Other, the Importance of Rest Periods & More

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about advice to correct a muscular imbalance between two sides of the body, whether you should eat the same amount of calories on a rest day as a workout day, when to prioritize organic, grass-fed and non-GMO type foods, and how to explain the importance of rest periods to the HIIT driven client. Taking breaks from the gym, a good idea for gains? (4:09) Comparing plant protein to animal protein, which is more beneficial for you? (18:22) Revisiting the standing versus sitting while you pee conversation....

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin discuss some lesser known  supplements that actually work. Mind Pump’s history with supplements. (2:30) Five Weird Supplements That Actually Work. (15:00) #1 – Ecdysterone. (16:27) #2 – Cordyceps. (24:12) #3 – Lion's Mane. (28:55) #4 - Horny Goat Weed. (33:20) #5 – Ashwagandha. (38:54) Mind Pump’s stance on supplementation. (43:15) Related Links/Products Mentioned Visit for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout Visit for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code...

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1496: The Best Deadlift Variation, the Importance of Rest Times Between Exercises, the Dangers of Eating Too Much Red Meat & More show art 1496: The Best Deadlift Variation, the Importance of Rest Times Between Exercises, the Dangers of Eating Too Much Red Meat & More

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answerPump Head questions about the different deadlift variations and the benefits of each, the importance of rest times between movements, “behind the scenes” of creating a MAPS program, and issues with eating too much red meat. #StrongWomenDeadlift (4:41) The most effective exercises for your body. (8:56) The commonality of magnesium deficiencies and a new product from Ned to help combat that. (17:25) Fun Facts with Justin: What websites will you get the most computer viruses? (24:29) How we label everything a disease these...

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode, Sal speaks with Arthur C. Brooks about the science of being happy. How do we define happiness? (4:15) The barriers holding you back from full enjoyment of your life. (6:48) The concept of the treadmill of satisfaction. (8:03) Why true happiness requires unhappiness. (11:05) The concept of the 4 Idols of Worship and why you should have a reverse bucket list. (13:05) Why social comparison is the thief of joy.  (21:45) The art of balance. (30:47) How to change your relationship with pain. (32:28) As a society, are we experiencing a happiness problem? (36:20) The epidemic of...

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions via Zoom. Breaking down Adam’s nocturnal admissions. (3:28) Why hip thrusts are stupid. (13:00) The guys share their thoughts on the recent Framing Britney documentary, celebrity, and the golden age of paparazzi. (16:29) The myth around Nintendo debunked. (23:57) The rave reviews of LMNT and how you may be under-consuming sodium. (26:11) How your muscles fire best in pairs. (30:27) A new drug that can dramatically reduce the weight of people with obesity. (33:33) Why Sal is a fan of Paleo Valley’s...

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In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Kimera Koffee (kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the real benefit of stopping 2 reps before failure, why people crave crappy foods when they are sick, why exercises in Prime Pro make people cramp and if it is better for performance based individuals to cross train in different sports or to focus on their one sport for maximizing performance.

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  • Quah question #1 – What is the real benefit of stopping 2 reps before failure? (34:30)
  • Quah question #2 – Why do people crave crappy foods when they are sick? (50:37)
  • Quah question #3 - Why exactly do some of the exercises in Prime Pro make people cramp? (59:42)
  • Quah question #4 - Is it better for performance based individuals to cross train in different sports or to focus on their one sport for maximizing performance? (1:06:52)

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