In this week’s episode, Eric presents a Research Review about the effects of fish oil on recovery and body composition, and answers a listener’s question about body-fat set points, settling points, and alternative models to explain weight regulation. In addition, Greg shares a brief research review about sports psychology, and answers listeners’ questions about training at long muscle lengths, micro-workouts, and junk volume. To close out the show, Eric revisits the topic of seed oil scaremongering.
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2:04 Research Review: Effects of fish oil on recovery and body composition
21:43 Research Review: Sport psychology
34:08 Q&A: Can you address/summarize the topic of body-fat set points?
45:00 Q&A: What is the proposed mechanism by which working muscles at longer muscle lengths produces more hypertrophy?
53:58 Q&A: Would “micro-workouts” be helpful for building muscle? For example, getting 100 daily reps of bicep curls by doing 10 sets of 10 throughout the day.
58:57 Q&A: On the topic of “junk volume” – what are your thoughts on a maximum number of sets per session for a given muscle group?
1:05:25 To Play Us Out: An update on seed oils