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Episode from the podcastThe Stronger By Science Podcast

Capsaicin, Multivitamins, and Time Off

Released Thursday, 17th June 2021
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In today’s episode, Greg and Eric discuss some Good News (1:06) and Feats of Strength (16:08), in addition to a quick update about the new nutrition app that is in development (12:18). After that, Eric has a Research Roundup segment (19:36) that covers capsaicin supplementation for performance (23:12) and ketogenic diets for hypertrophy (40:44). That’s followed by a Coach’s Corner (56:14) in which Greg discusses how to navigate vacations and potential periods of time away from the gym. After that, Greg and Eric answer some listener questions (1:16:08), and Greg wraps up the show by telling his harrowing tale of undergoing a fitness assessment in a commercial gym (1:46:56).
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Intro (0:00)
Good news (1:06)
Nutrition app update (12:18)
Feats of Strength (16:08)
Research Roundup (19:36)
Coach’s Corner: Vacation and time off from the gym (56:14)
Q&A (1:16:08)
  • Preferred body hair removal techniques (1:16:21)
  • Multivitamins: good or bad? (1:19:55)
  • Better for hypertrophy: straight sets with final set to failure, or target RPE with variable rep number? (1:35:51)
  • Biggest fitness myths on Instagram these days (1:42:39)
To Play Us Out: Greg’s fitness assessment (1:46:56)
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