The deload roundtable with Eric Helms, Mike Israetel & Menno Henselmans

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For ReviveStronger’s 100th video podcast, they wanted to do something special, so they invited Eric Helms, Mike Israetel and yours truly to a roundtable about deloads. What is deloading, why should you do it and how you should you go about it?


02:38 Eric defines what a Deload is

05:00 Menno talks about how he implements deloads with his clients and himself

12:16 Mike shares his thoughts on deloads

21:29 Eric responds to Mike & Menno’s view and approach to deload

27:16 Menno shares his thoughts on Eric’s & Mike’s response and defends his standpoint and brings up connective tissue damage

33:48 Mike comments on an autoregulative and undulating approach to deloading

38:55 Menno responds to Mike’s criticism of reactive deloads

42:09 Eric talks about how to take care of nutrition during deloads

48:47 Mike gives his thoughts on how to optimally take care of nutrition

55:04 Menno talks about how he structures nutrition during deloads



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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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