Dr Stuart Phillips on Muscle Gain for Hard Gainers, the Zero-Carb Diet and Protein Quality

Dr Stuart Phillips

Dr. Stuart M. Phillips is an award-winning professor at McMaster University’s Department of Kinesiology, the Director of the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE) and the McMaster Centre for Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Research, and a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Skeletal Muscle Health. 

Dr Phillips is one of the most sought after and well-respected researchers on the impact of nutrition and exercise on muscle and muscle protein turnover.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Periodization
  • Common misapplications when implementing the “science” in training and diet
  • How important is time-under-tension for optimal gains?
  • Are carbohydrates required to maximise muscle gain?
  • Protein quality
  • … and much more

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Would you like to learn more from Dr Stuart Phillips? Listen to this episode where we discuss progressive overload, single-joint vs multi-joint exercises, high-intensity training and much more. Listen to it here (stream below or right-click to download):


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