The Science of Self-control [The Conscious Bodybuilding podcast]

This was a good one. Dylan Guynn interviewed me on my recent book, The Science of Self-control. We went into multiple topics that I hadn’t gone into at all in previous interviews and Dylan asked astute questions that made it clear he understood the book and he could contribute to the conversation.

 

  • Is science of self control a self help book? 4:30
  • Why is there an elephant on the cover of the book? 7:00
  • Is willpower a limited resource? 11:00
  • How do we control system 1 & system 2: 17:30
  • How long can we do a task until we need a break? 21:00
  • Caffeine and the Hermes Dodson law: 24:15
  • Post prandial somnolence: 35:11
  • Energy restriction’s effects on energy levels: 41:37
  • Economics & diet adherence: 50:00
  • Menno’s Pt course: 59:20

 

Spotify version

 

Apple podcasts version


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About the author

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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