Ep. 179 - #AuthenticAF P5 | Grapefruit Oil & The Arms Race

Dec 18th, 2020


Ep. 179 - #AuthenticAF P5 | Grapefruit Oil & The Arms Race

On the final episode of #AuthenticAF before Christmas, we talk all about the wonderful fat loss benefits of grapefruit oil, how to gain 3 inches in four weeks, and other ludacris claims spouted by some of the most popular magazines out there at the moment. We then dive more into realistic rates of muscle gain, how to keep performance at the forefront of your mind during building phases, and why gaining body fat is a necessity to build muscle.
“Without that stimulus the surplus is just making you fat.”
- Ed Pilkington

00:00 – Intro
1:52  – Magazines and false expectations
7:45 – Clever magazine titles
10:49 – Myth: Hormone CCK
11:37 – Myth: A cold bottle of beer can help you lower heart disease 
12:44 – Cherry picking studies
14:04 – Oils to help your gut through massage
17:20 – Essential oil placebo
19:50 – Focusing on real change rather than a quick fix
21:55 – Unrealistic expectations on muscle gain
26:28 – Tell tale signs someone is on gear
27:59 – Illusion of looking bigger when you’re leaner
33:26 – Staying lean and building muscle 
42:10 – Why gaining body fat is a necessity to build muscle
45:35 – Realistic rates of muscle gain

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