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The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals. 

Jan 15, 2018

Dr. Mike Israetel is one of the most recognized researchers and scientists in the strength community, having worked with hundreds of athletes and coaches, as well as created loads of high quality content in every format imaginable. 

Mike is a professor of Exercise Science at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and was previously a professor at the University of Central Missouri, where he taught Exercise Physiology, Personal Training, and Advanced Programming for sports and fitness. Mike’s PhD is in Sport Physiology, and he has been a consultant on sports nutrition to the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Johnson City, TN. Mike has coached numerous powerlifters, weightlifters, bodybuilders, and other individuals in both diet and weight training. Originally from Moscow, Russia, Mike is a competitive powerlifter, bodybuilder, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grappler. 

In this episode we discuss:

  • Discussion on Dr. Mike's new book - Recovering from Training
  • Hierarchy/Prioritization of Recovery
  • Training within your MRV
  • Active/Passive Recovery
  • Nutrition
  • Theraputic/Supplemental Recovery

Additional links from Dr. Mike for more information on the resources/topics discussed in today's show:

Recovering From Training EBook:

Renaissance Periodization Instagram:

Renaissance Periodization Website:

Mike Israetel's Instagram:

Mike Israetel's Facebook: