Resensitization, deloads & periodization roundtable w/ Mike Israetel, James Krieger & Steve Hall

In this roundtable discussion hosted by Steve Hall, Mike Israetel, James Krieger and I discuss the use of advanced periodization concepts to maximize muscle growth. We go into specific detail on deloads, resensitization effects, accumulation phases and delayed supercompensation. Enjoy!


  • 02:03 Application for lower volume phases/resensitisation phases
  • 08:50 James take on volume ramping
  • 14:38 Volume ramping and maintenance phases, Menno’s perspective
  • 23:54 Is average volume vs volume ramping
  • 37:04 Study about 2weeks on/off
  • 44:40 Criticism against the study and maintenance phases for beginners and considerations

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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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