373: 4 Reasons To DO HIIT, How To Get Muscular Legs, How To Test For Gut Inflammation, Natural Ways To Increase Stem Cells, and Should You Use Ice Baths & Antioxidants After A Workout?

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Sep 7, 2017 Podcast: 373 – How To Get Muscular Legs, How To Test For Gut Inflammation, Natural Ways To Increase Stem Cell Production, and Should You Use Ice Baths & Antioxidants After A Workout?

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Listener Q&A:

As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by Brock Armstrong, the Podcast Sidekick.

How To Get Muscular Legs

Luke says: I have always had a sticking point throughout my training career which is my legs. I am quite tall and it is very hard for me to put mass on my legs – not for a matter of trying! So I have been thinking of doing a cycle of SARMs and was wondering what approach to the training would you take to focus on building mass in my quads?

How To Test For Gut Inflammation

Chris says: How does one know if they have gut inflammation? I am reading an article about coconut oil and I have been an a ketosis diet with great success. But lately I have been having gut fat and gut inflammation and it is really counterintuitive to the progress I am making. I am wondering if coconut oil is part of the issue.

Natural Ways To Increase Stem Cell Production

Warren says: I am trying to increase my body’s stem cell production. Does algae help in this area?

Should You Use Ice Baths & Antioxidants After A Workout?

Beni says: In a previous podcast you mentioned that it is not smart to take an ice bath and a bunch of antioxidants right after a hard workout because it can reduce the gains. So when should I do an ice bath and antioxidant supplement? Let’s say I am doing a heavy lifting sessions and then the next two days I will be sore. Do I wait until the next day to take an ice bath and a big antioxidant smoothie?

In my response, I recommend:
Meriva Curcumin 

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4 thoughts on “373: 4 Reasons To DO HIIT, How To Get Muscular Legs, How To Test For Gut Inflammation, Natural Ways To Increase Stem Cells, and Should You Use Ice Baths & Antioxidants After A Workout?

  1. Marnie Conti says:

    Ben, you sound different in this podcast. CBD? Wine? Fatigue?

    1. LOL. With all of the biohacking that I do who knows what was in my nose or up my butt.

  2. Luke says:

    Hey Ben,

    Its Luke ;) from the Q&A. Thanks so much for answering my question. Im also 6,3 and built with skinny legs and calfs, so its great to get your first hand experience and put all of your great advice into practice.

    Im off to read those articles.

    thanks again!!

  3. Tim says:

    Could you share more info on that new SARM you talked about?

    I’m wondering why you didn’t talk about MK-677 or RAD-140, especially with your recent articles about them. Have you found new info about them that has caused concern?

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