Category Archives: Interviews

An Interview With Dr. Stu Phillips on Muscle Hypertrophy and Sports Nutrition

Yesterday I had the privilege of sitting down with Dr. Stuart Phillips from McMaster University (click HERE to follow him on Twitter) and discussing various topics in sports science and nutrition. We talked about the hormone hypothesis, best rep ranges for hypertrophy (and load versus effort), THIS article (Mitchell et al. 2012), sarcoplasmic versus myofibrillar hypertrophy, limitations & practical relevance of his research, levels of protein intake for maximal hypertrophy, recommended supplements for maximum hypertrophy, and more.

Below is the YouTube video, for the MP3 download click HERE.

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Transform Your Physique: Mariah’s Story

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Today I want to share an exciting body transformation story with you. I knew that Mariah had been seeing great results with Get Glutes, but when I saw the recent pictures, my jaw dropped. Maybe you find yourself in a similar position. If you’re not happy with your physique, take the bull by the horns and do something about it, just like Mariah did. Below is an interview with Mariah – with questions by Mrs. Kellie Davis. Mariah, keep on kicking ass!

Mariah, everyone at GetGlutes is in awe of your transformation both inside and out. We are really excited to dive a little deeper into your story. Tell us a bit about your background. What was life like growing up for you as far your activities and nutrition?

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How Does Foam Rolling Work? And Why “SMR” Should be Called “SMT”

Today, I’m going to share a discussion on Facebook that I recently had with Todd Hargrove and Greg Lehman. I’m not always confident with my understanding of things, but I’ve developed great “go-to guys” over the years when I’m seeking answers in various topics, and Todd and Greg are well-versed in areas pertaining to manual therapy.

I lift weights every day with a ton of strong dudes. Nearly all of them foam roll. I foam roll and use the stick and a lacrosse ball too. Are we all just a bunch of dumb meatheads falling prey to The Placebo Effect? Or is there more to foam rolling than meats the eye? Are we changing mechanical properties in the fascia? Or are there other mechanisms at play?

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An interview with Marte Elverum – A Women’s Norwegian Elite Powerlifter

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Norway is currently one of the “stronger” nations in powerlifting world. The obsessive attention to detail and technique, barbell speed and straight vertical path are thought to be the key to the success of these athletes.

Marte Elverum is one of the top IPF female Athletes of the Norway National Powerlifting Team actually representing Norway in weight category -72 kg. Her personal records are 233 kg in the squat, 123 kg in the bench, and 213 kg in the deadlift. Today, Antonio Robustelli has an interview with Marte that he graciously allowed me to publish on the site.

RM styrkeløft – Melhus 250212 – Marte Elverum ny norgesrekord styrkeløft from Morten Granhaug on Vimeo.

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