1346: How Glycemic Variability Affects Your Ability to Burn Body Fat, Ways to Prime Your Legs Before a Leg Workout, How to Periodize Endurance-Based Workouts Alongside Resistance Training & More

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best way to prime the legs before performing leg workouts, the argument that diets high in glycemic variability are quite detrimental when it comes to burning body fat, how to phase endurance-based workouts with proper programming of resistance training, and hard compromises they have had to make.

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  • #Quah question #1 – What is the best way to prime the legs before performing leg workouts? (38:13)
  • #Quah question #2 – People like Ben Greenfield argue that diets high in glycemic variability are quite detrimental when it comes to burning body fat? What are your thoughts on this? Is it valid or just splitting hairs? (43:32)
  • #Quah question #3 – You speak on the importance of periodization and proper phasing of workouts found in your MAPS programs. How about the phasing or periodization of endurance-based workouts such as running, swimming, biking, etc. and the proper programming of resistance training if it’s alongside endurance training for the endurance-based athlete? Should there be any program changes if I were to run MAPS Anabolic or Performance alongside my endurance sport? (49:37)
  • #Quah question #4 – To build the business of Mind Pump, were there any hard compromises you as a team had to make? If so, what was the hardest to do for the better of the business? (56:33)

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