Ask Mike & Menno [Video]

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Mike Israetel and I have done a number of live Q&A sessions on Instagram the past period, but we generally got more questions than we could answer. In this video we answer the most interesting questions we missed, in particular those from my Facebook page.


0:00 Opening remarks

0:40 Menno and Mike’s height, weight and BF%?

1:42 Menno and Mike’s 1RMs?

3:20 Favourite and most hated lifts?

5:05 High bar vs Low bar?

7:02 Conventional vs Sumo?

8:58 Calves or no calves? Calves growth recommendations?

11:40 What food would you eat every single day?

12:23 What can’t you live without?

12:56 Favourite book or movie?

15:14 A quote that defines your life?

16:43 Say hello in your native tongue!

17:26 What Olympic sport do you find the most impressive?

18:20 What exercises are effective but you don’t do them because you hate them?

19:15 If testosterone is on the lower end of the normal range, is boron and zinc supplementation worth it?

20:23 Benefits of pre-fatigue for someone struggling to grow a muscle?

24:10 If an advanced strength trainee is gaining strength over 3+ months, are they gaining muscle?

26:38 Is HRV useful?

29:51 Resting 5 minutes vs 2 hours between sets for hypertrophy?

35:11 Using fasts on rest days to increase fat loss?

39:11 Concluding remarks


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Menno Henselmans

Formerly a business consultant, I've traded my company car to follow my passion in strength training. I'm now an online physique coach, scientist and international public speaker with the mission to help serious trainees master their physique.

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