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02 Mar #282 – M.E.D. Masterclass #8: Accessory Lifts and Q&A

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13367810/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Coach Matt wraps up the eight and final installment of the MED (Minimum Effective Dose) Masterclass on programming with a discussion on incorporating accessory lifts into any program.   In general, accessories allow a lifter...

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01 Mar #281 – Principles #3: Get More Done with the Pomodoro Technique

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13355645/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Matt and Chris Reynolds discuss their "secret weapon" for getting more done in a fast, efficient manner. The Pomodoro Technique, which Matt wrote about for the Barbell Logic newsletter, involves setting a timer to 25...

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27 Feb #280 – Thursday Q&A #39: Plateauing Too Early, Managing Biceps Tendonitis, Swallowing the Red Pill, & More!

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13322111/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Matt and Scott are back with another round of Thursday Q&A. If you'd like to ask Matt and Scott a question, email questions@barbell-logic.com and we'll feature you on a future Q&A episode!   Discounts Save...

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24 Feb #279 – M.E.D. Masterclass #7: How to Peak for a Meet (Conjugate vs Concurrent Method)

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13271282/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]In the seventh installment of the MED (Minimum Effective Dose) Masterclass series, Professor Matt discusses how to approach tapering and peaking for a meet or athletic performance using MED principles.   In Matt's view, how...

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23 Feb #278 – Principles #2: Overthrowing the Tyranny of the Urgent

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13261511/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Matt and Chris Reynolds discuss the concept of the urgent versus the important, and the four quadrants into which you can divide all work and chores: Not urgent, not important Urgent, not important Urgent...

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20 Feb #277 – Thursday Q&A #38: Novice Weight Gain, How Not to Gain Muscle, Whiskey Talk, & More!

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13227809/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Matt and Scott are back with another round of Thursday Q&A. If you'd like to ask Matt and Scott a question, email questions@barbell-logic.com and we'll feature you on a future Q&A episode!   Discounts Save...

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17 Feb #276 – M.E.D. Masterclass #6: Supplemental Lifts — What, When, & Why

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13176065/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]In the sixth installment of the MED (Minimum Effective Dose) Masterclass series, Matt takes a deep dive into supplemental lifts, why you should do them, when to incorporate them, and which variations are best for...

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16 Feb #275 – Principles #1: The Neverending Search for Knowledge

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13166711/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Principles is a new series in which Matt and a rotating group of co-hosts reflect on the ideas, values, and habits that define their lives.  Each episode will be short and focus on a single...

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13 Feb #274 – The Principles of Success: Chris Reynolds & Achieving the American Dream

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13136141/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]The American Dream is not dead yet, and Chris Reynolds is living proof. In the first of a new series called Principles, Matt interviews his brother Chris about his founding of BriteCore, a company that...

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10 Feb #273 – M.E.D. Masterclass #5: Spicing Up the 3-Week Cycle with Supplemental Lifts

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13083587/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Pressing on with installment #5 of the Minimum Effective Dose (MED) Masterclass, Matt explains how volume and intensity work in the 3-Week mesocycle introduced in the previous class. While most lifters can continue to PR...

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