The Jeff Nippard Podcast


0:00 Defining P Ratio & Important Background Info

3:48 – Mike Israetel Opening Statement (Practical Bulk Guidelines)

26:58 – Eric Trexler Opening Statement (P Ratio & Bodyfat)

41:50 – Menno Henselmans Rebuttal (Why Cut First)

57:07 – Greg Nuckols Rebuttal (Issues with Menno’s stance)

1:12:50 – Within-Individual vs inter-individual lean gain potential

1:26:19 – Can I (Jeff) gain muscle just as well at 10%, 15%, 20%, etc?

1:36:56 – Clarifying stances and have any minds changed?

1:46:33 – Client recommendations & concluding remarks


Background Reading & Sources:

Original P-Ratio Article/Meta:

Rebuttal by Menno Henselmans:

Rebuttal to the Rebuttal 1:

Rebuttal to the Rebuttal 2:


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Direct download: Bulking_Debate_Audio_Only.mp3
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0:00 Intro

1:13 – current state of youtube and mainstream posture advice

3:23 – is there such thing as good and bad posture?

6:35 – science-based vs “bro” posture approaches

9:56 – dealing with postural stress at work

18:09 – does bad posture cause pain?

21:44 – what should we do about pain?

24:17 – are 10 minute daily drills & stretches useless?

29:20 – is neck training a good idea?

33:02 – science-based takeaways for posture and pain?

38:54 – “but this fixed MY pain!”

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0:00 Intro

1:03 - How hard should you train? (Greg's answer)

4:19 - How important is failure for hypertrophy

13:55 - Is going to failure more risky or injurious?

26:53 - RPE for muscle growth: good or bad?

30:54 - Does it matter when you train to failure in a mesocycle?

34:45 - What is the low-end intensity threshold for muscle growth?

37:45 - Is volume or intensity more important?

44:43 - Rep range discussion


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Find Greg Nuckols here:

Direct download: Greg_Nuckols_How_Hard_Audio.mp3
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0:00 Intro

1:48 - What is hard training (concepts & definitions)

7:00 - Is there a "minimum RPE" for hypertrophy?

10:50 - Is volume or intensity more important?

15:42 - Do you have a gripe with low volume (HIT) training?

18:25 - How do you progress on a moderate-effort, moderate-volume approach?

24:03 - Do people underestimate RPE? Is this a problem?

27:14 - Implications for "average gym goers" using RPE

29:58 - Is intensity the "most fundamental" variable?

33:22 - What is the importance of failure for hypertrophy?

41:13 - Per-set RPE vs per-session RPE


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Watch my "How Hard Should You Train?" compilation video:


Find Eric Helms here:

Direct download: AUDIO_Eric_Helms_How_Hard.mp3
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