Stacked Strength Podcast

#5 - Dr. Andy Galpin - Mechanisms Of Hypertrophy And Muscle Fiber Type

July 24, 2020

In today's episode, Daniel sits down with Dr. Andy Galpin. Topics of discussion include mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy, additional considerations regarding metabolic damage, fiber type-specific hypertrophy,  age-related muscle fiber type distribution, plyometrics and stepping outside of strength-based research, and more.

 

TIME STAMPS:

 

0:09 Introduction
2:08 What are the primary mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy?
6:44 Long term considerations for metabolic damage vs mechanical tension approach to hypertrophy
11:17 Do we have a physiological rationale for why people have a limit to how much muscle they can put on?
16:24 What is the relationship between muscle damage and hypertrophy?
20:33 Fiber type hypertrophy
25:02 The role of genetics and lifestyle in muscle fiber type
29:08 What impact does age have on muscle fiber distribution?
36:14 Plyometrics, hypertrophy and powerlifting performance
40:59 Stepping outside strength-based research 
44:45 Specificity in powerlifting
47:45 What’s a controversial opinion you have about training?
49:43 Where can people find you?

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