Dr. Mike Israetel: Hypertrophy Fundamentals

Episode 413

Dr. Mike Israetel, PhD, strength coach, and co-founder of Renaissance Periodization, is arguably the leading expert in all things hypertrophy. So today, we talk about all things hypertrophy!

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Show notes

3:37 – Order of importance when training for hypertrophy.

5:15 – Stimulus Fatigue Ratio

13:05 – Setting up training with stimulus fatigue ratio

19:50 – Muscle damage as a proxy for hypertrophic stimulus

23:55 – Ways to measure fatigue

32:33 – Periodization and specificity for hypertrophy

40:55 – Debate on training muscle groups 2-3 per week

44:22 – Where to find Mike and all of his content

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