In our first ever in person episode we discuss Ben’s recommendations for progressive overload, the difference between strength & building muscle (they’re different!), and also dive into nutrition, relaxation and handling our emotions.
Today we’re joined by The Godfather of Intelligent Muscle Building®️ himself, Ben Pakulski! Ben (AKA the Pak-Man), is a Canadian IFBB professional bodybuilder and winner of the 2008 Mr. Canada competition who is currently a coach & mentor for high-achieving men. In our first ever in person episode we discuss Ben’s recommendations for progressive overload, the difference between strength & building muscle (they’re different!), and also dive into nutrition, relaxation and handling our emotions. This one is a jam packed episode…enjoy!
Links for this episode:
0:00:00 – Intro
0:03:21 – Fitness goals differ between people
0:07:18 – Quality vs quantity for progressive overload
0:12:24 – A word from our sponsors
0:17:49 – Strength vs. muscle building
0:21:58 – Tips for training
0:29:13 – Signalling the body to grow
0:33:16 – Doing difficult things for resiliency
0:47:49 – The gap vs. the gain
0:52:20 – Ben’s nutrition approach
1:01:20 – Tapping into parasympathetic function
1:10:40 – How children affect our lives
1:20:10 – Outro
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