“What’s the best way to head back into the gym? After a vacation, illness, heavy workload, etc. you can sense you are gonna hate it at first but you gotta start back up. How do you do it the right way?”
In a nutshell, a reverse diet is a protocol where you slowly add calories back into your diet after you have been in a long period of caloric restriction.
Instead of dropping an atomic bomb of calories into your system and expanding like a mushroom cloud of fat and water retention post diet, a reverse diet Jedi mind tricks your body into accepting the increased calories.
Almost 98% of my podcast guests answer my question of “what superhero would you be” by answering that they would be Batman. It makes sense to be honest, a rich guy with cool toys who stands for justice and tries to right the wrongs of the city he loves. Batman makes more sense then some dude who can only can be defeated by some rock that doesn’t exist naturally on Earth (suck it Superman).
It’s that time of the year when in the hopes of attaining Captain Americaesque biceps most guys start curling every day of the week.
The real secret to getting bigger arms is to focus on building your triceps. However, there is another bicep muscle you are probably neglecting that will make you look larger.
In this episode I interview Omar Atlas of Alpha Aesthetics. Omar was once a PhD candidate in Psychology who found a love for working out while in college. He works with clients to help develop the best in themselves as well as a community of like minded individuals. He firmly believes that every major successful intervention for behavior change in the history of mankind involved dedicated communities who actively fostered conditions that help satisfy people’s need for autonomy, competence, and belonging.