Getting Schooled on Building Muscle

Tom MacCormick

Strength and Conditioning, Personal Training, Sports Science



Chris Barakat, MS, ATC, CISSN, is the founder of the School of Gainz and Competitive Breed. He is also a competitive natural bodybuilder, researcher, and educator who truly walks the talk.



In this episode, we discuss all things muscle building including:


  • Whether DOMs are a useful indicator of effective training
  • What makes a good muscle-building exercise
  • How much variety do you need in your training
  • Is periodization a useful muscle-building tool


As well as discussing Chris's exciting research and insights into the latest science in hypertrophy.


You can also find this podcast sitting on top of all my other Six Pack of Knowledge podcasts (curated discussions with the greatest hypertrophy experts on the planet).


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