Gender differences in training [Interview]

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Jeff Nippard interviewed Menno Henselmans about gender differences in training.

4:01 – Muscular growth potential of women
9:45 – What about testosterone in women?
12:00 – What about anabolic steroid use in women?
17:00 – Are there upper/lower body differences?
20:44 – What is physiologically different about a man and a women’s muscles?
23:36 – Muscle damage, metabolic stress and Schoenfeld’s model of hypertrophy
32:13 – What rep range is best for women?
37:00 – Why focus more on type 1 fiber hypertrophy for women?
41:56 – Training frequency
44:24 – Rest periods and tempo
47:15 – Cardio: HIIT vs LISS for women
53:11 – Training/diet implications around the menstrual cycle
54:55 – Refeed discussion – why they’re overrated
1:08:35 – Should women set up macros differently than men?


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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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