22. Feb


Podcast with Dr.Carl Juneau

Dr. Carl Juneau is an exercise scientist with a PhD in physical activity epidemiology. He's been a coach and a lifter for 16 years. He's also the founder of Dr. Muscle. Dr. Muscle is a new phone app that helps you build muscle faster using AI. It's like a personal trainer in your pocket that's 10 times cheaper than a human trainer, available 24/7, and always up to date. To try it out, learn more or get your first month free, use this special link: https://drmuscleapp.com/juma.
- Schoenfeld et al. 2016 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27102172
- Schoenfeld et al. 2017: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28834797
- Rippetoe and Baker 2014: https://www.amazon.com/Practical-Programming-Strength-Training-Rippetoe/dp/0982522754
- Nuckols 2018: https://www.strongerbyscience.com/periodization-data/
- Ahtiainen et al. 2005: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16095405

In this podcast, Carl and I discussed periodisation for muscle growth. Some of the things we discuss are:

(06:25)  What is periodization?

(07:50) Is there a difference between periodisation for muscle growth compared to strength?

(15:20) What are the fundamentals for setting up a successful periodisation for muscle growth and how should you progress based on if you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced?

(48:25) What is the take home message?




About the author:

Juma Iraki

Juma Iraki is a certified Personal Trainer and holds a Bachelor degree in Nutrition Sciences. He has also completed the IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee and is currently doing his Masters degree in Sports Nutrition at The University of Stirling.

He is the CEO of Iraki Nutrition AS and Head of Nutrition at AFPT where he lectures in Sports Nutrition. He also works as a business consultant for Proteinfabrikken in Norway and as a sports nutritionist for the National Judo Federation in Norway.