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In this episode of The Muscle Memoirs Podcast, I am joined by Jake Remmert to discuss the pros and cons of tracking data for strength athletes. We cover metrics that every lifter should track, the nocebo effect, and much more.
Jake Remmert is currently a coach at Data Driven Strength and a master's student and graduate assistant at Florida Atlantic University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Exercise Science, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and graduate of the JPS Mentorship program.
02:25 What is Data Driven Strength?
04:11 What are some metrics that every serious athlete should be tracking to optimize their progress?
08:35 Nuances of tracking training volume
10:55 The nocebo effect
14:35 Velocity based training
22:15 Session RPE
30:35 Track the minimum amount of data necessary
36:25 Periodization for strength athletes: a muscle centric approach
41:05 Other contributors to increases in strength
43:30 Advanced lifters that experience rapid strength gains from moving up a weight class
48:28 Potential benefits of gaining weight and associated fears
51:10 How much specific strength work should be in a hypertrophy phase?
58:15 Post-activation potentiation (PAP)
01:00:20 Lessons from bodybuilding training: pre-exhaust, RIR audits
01:15:55 Lessons from Dr. Mike Zourdos
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