HIITCAST 011: Stage-ready nutrition, squat depth and flexibility

Updated: Aug 1, 2019




In this episode, I hangout with Dr. Rachel and Michael Horton - the ultimate power couple! Rachel is a doctor of physical therapy, CPT and NPC bikini competitor, and both she and her husband Michael are competitive powerlifters! In this episode's bro-science bullshit, Rachel brings up the poor nutrition strategies that many rely on before competing on stage. We also talk about squat depth, squatting when your knees go beyond your toes, and the relationship between flexibility and strength! We also get a surprise visit from Instagram celebrity @taralaferrara!

To learn more about Dr. Rachel and Michael Horton, check out their site http://brainsandbrawnathletics.com/ and check them out on Instagram @brains.and.brawn and @mhorton_90kg

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References:

Goldspink, G. (1999) Changes in muscle mass and phenotype and the expression of autocrine and systemic growth factors by muscle in response to stretch and overload. Journal of Anatomy, 194, pp 323 - 334

Oatis, C. A. (2017) Kinesiology: The mechanics and pathomechanics of human movement. Wolters Kluwer, Philidephia, PA.

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