Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, CSCS, CSPS, FNSCA, is
an internationally renowned fitness expert and widely regarded as
one of the leading authorities on body composition training (muscle
development and fat loss).
Brad is a best-selling author of multiple
fitness books including The M.A.X. Muscle Plan, which
has been widely referred to as the “muscle-building bible,”
and Strong and Sculpted, which
details a cutting-edge body sculpting program targeted to women.
Brad also has authored the seminal textbook Science and Development of Muscle
Hypertrophy, which is the first text devoted to an
evidence-based elucidation of the mechanisms and strategies for
optimizing muscle growth.
Brad earned his Master’s degree in
kinesiology/exercise science from the University of Texas and his
PhD at Rocky Mountain University, where his dissertation focused on
elucidating the mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy and their
application to resistance training. He has published over 100
peer-reviewed research articles on exercise and sports nutrition,
many in high impact factor journals, as well as several textbook
In this episode, he shared with us
scientific insights on gaining muscle and strength. We covered pre
and post workout nutrition (including protein intake benefits,
optimal time window, amount, and type), the relationship between
training frequency and muscle gainz, between keto diets and muscle
gainz, recommended rest periods during training, and more.
Amazing episode, hope you enjoy!
-Mike, Doug and Team Barbell Shrugged
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