Ep. 194 - How To Break Through Every Possible Plateau

29 Mar 2021


Ep. 194 - How To Break Through Every Possible Plateau

Knowing if you’re in a real plateau when pursuing fat loss, strength, and/or muscle mass can be difficult, so in this episode, we dive into all the questions you need to ask yourself to know if you’re in a plateau or not, and most importantly, to learn how exactly to navigate past them. So whether you’re chasing the last bits of fat loss or pushing the limits on muscle growth, there are a lot of golden nuggets in here – with the latter bringing with it plenty of anecdotal pointers that have worked well for us over the years. 
“Your weight is just a by-product of your performance.”
- Ivan Gavranic

00:00 – Intro on Plateaus
02:24 – No plateaus on fat loss 
04:02 – Accuracy and consistency in your nutrition 
05:05 – Measuring and guestimating 
07:31 – Maintenance level 
11:05 – Importance of measuring on fat loss 
16:30 – People’s notion on muscle gain 
19:21 – Energy input matching output
25:05 – Metabolic Adaptation 
27:59 – Stimulating Muscles to grow 
30:26 – Glycogen Manipulation 
33:40 – Metric on performance 
36:10 – Preforming from a technique standpoint
40:11 – Changing the look through more training  
43:10 – There’s power in holding body weight 
46:43 – Performance over weight
49:17 – How the body responds
51:30 – Progress 
53:28 – Wrap Up

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