Ep. 237  Maximising Muscle Building & Peak Week with Scott Stevenson

08 Nov 2021

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Ep. 237 Maximising Muscle Building & Peak Week with Scott Stevenson

On this episode of RNT Fitness Radio, I’m pleased to welcome back Dr Scott Stevenson, as go deep into muscle building and bodybuilding - discussing topics such as how to use pauses, how to maximise tension for growth, the difference between beginners, intermediates and advanced, meditative effects of bodybuilding, peak week and what it takes to execute a death set that has you talking to God at the end. Scott is a wealth of knowledge, and we could have spent hours talking about the intricacies of bodybuilding. If you’re ready to take your physique to the next level, this one is going to be a big one for you!  
 “If you address and connect with things, then you get a higher quality experience.”
- Scott Stevenson
Timestamps:  

00:00 - Intro
00:15 – The best thing about muscle building
03:13 – There’s no shame in higher volume training.
07:10 – Psychology and Physiology of training 
12:39 – Experiences that anger your perception of things
19:38 – True failure point
24:03 – Tricks of setting higher goals
31:20 – False motivations and motivational boosts
43:33 – Being your own coach
50:10 – Bypassing higher quality life experience
55:38 – Mental process and Meditation 
01:03:10 – Dieting 
01:10:20 – Understanding range of loads
01:25:30 – Individual growth difference
01.32:08 – Mind and muscle connection
01:40:20 – The ultimate peak week
01:46:25 – Performance enhancer
01:52:40 – Redefining the strategies
01:56:45 – Caveat for practicing peak week
 02:01:30 – Effects of insulin in muscle growth
02:09:55 – Hydration and unloading practices
02:21:45 – Wrap Up
 
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