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Episode from the podcastThe Stronger By Science Podcast

Bonus Live Q&A: Energy Constraint Model, Training Volume, Creatine Kinase Levels, and More

BonusReleased Tuesday, 14th September 2021
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This special bonus episode of the Stronger By Science Podcast is a recording of the show’s first ever live Q&A episode. In the future, we’ll be streaming more live Q&As right from the Stronger By Science YouTube channel. We hope you can join us live for the next one! To stay up to date and get reminders about upcoming live episodes, be sure to join our email newsletter, Facebook group, and subreddit.

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Welcome (0:00). 

Energy compensation and energy constraint model (Pontzer study) (2:14). 

Evidence for Rhodiola usage as a pre-workout supplement (9:23)

If you aren’t primarily focused on increasing 1RM, should you still arch your back while bench pressing? (17:15)

Can surplus calories eventually become maintenance calories? (22:49)

Is training volume the main driver for hypertrophy? (28:32)

Date in 3 days: Anything you can do to enhance your physique? (38:04)

What is a normal creatine kinase level for people who are lifting? (40:29)

What is brown adipose tissue? (45:25)

Does mouthwash blunt the ergogenic effect of nitrate supplements? (49:20)

Can Greg elaborate on his hypothesis that strength loss during weight loss may be due to upper body glycogen loss? How long does it take to restore glycogen once you go back to maintenance? (51:13)

What are some studies you would like to see conducted? (58:49)

MacroFactor questions (1:12:07)
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