Refeeds, volume, deloads, sleep optimization & more [Podcast]

If someone asked me to come on their podcast in return for them donating to charity in my name, what would I choose? You can find out in this podcast, because that’s exactly what Dave Maconi did. This was a really fun chat on wide variety of topics.

 

 

  • 0:00– Intro
  • 0:50– Menno’s donation
  • 2:35– P-ratio debate with Gren Nuckols and Eric Trexler
  • 4:50– P-Ratio defined
  • 7:00– Menno’s volume recommendations and deloads
  • 13:20– Refeed debate and discussion
  • 19:00– Adherence to diet
  • 26:00– Refeeds to maintain versus diet down
  • 29:20– Water retention and bloating
  • 33:10– Meal timing on workout days
  • 37:10– Adaptable metabolisms
  • 38:00– Poor estimates of body fat percentage
  • 38:55– How I like to use calipers to gauge progress
  • 41:00– Menno’s height and weight
  • 41:45– How Menno made new gains
  • 44:40– Sleep quality during dieting
  • 46:30– Magnesium, melatonin, and light therapy
  • 54:00– Tips for dieting without hunger
  • 56:15– Detailing recomping
  • 59:00– Getting a DEXA scan
  • 1:01:30– Do hardgainers need more or less volume?
  • 1:08:30– Where to find more of Menno

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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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