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7 Reasons your Legs Aren't Growing | ETP#30

August 10, 2021 Aaron Straker | Bryan Boorstein
Eat Train Prosper
7 Reasons your Legs Aren't Growing | ETP#30
Chapters
0:25
Introduction and Updates
7:00
Splitting up quads and hamstring training to improve focus?
14:09
Backstory on our own leg hypertrophy challenges.
16:58
#1. It’s freaking hard. Training legs is more painful and less enjoyable.
24:36
#2. Your reps are too low. You're confusing strength with what is probably optimal for hypertrophy.
28:10
#3. You're not using movements that are advantageous for your limb lengths.
34:12
#4. Your rep cadence sucks.
41:12
#5. You're selling yourself way too short. You're cutting your sets at 3-4RIR and not 1RIR.
50:02
#6. You're not recovering or eating sufficiently to support the adaptations that need to take place.
54:40
#7. You’re CARDIO-ing away your leg growth.
Eat Train Prosper
7 Reasons your Legs Aren't Growing | ETP#30
Aug 10, 2021
Aaron Straker | Bryan Boorstein

Talk about an episode near and dear to our hearts. In this episode we're covering 7 potential mistakes you might find yourself making in your eternal quest for pants-splitting quads, glutes, and hamstrings. Admittedly, it took us many years to realize, learn, and accept these mistakes as we made them ourselves. After listening to this one, may the Gods bless your future leg sessions with the most glorious offerings of gains.

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Complete Client Check-In System for Online Coaches ⬇️
https://strakernutritionco.com/macronutrient-reporting-check-in-template/

Follow Bryan's Gym Programming ⬇️
https://evolvedtrainingsystems.com

Find Us on Social Media  ⬇️
Instagram: @Eat.Train.Prosper
Instagram: @bryanboorstein
Instagram: @aaron_straker
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Talk about an episode near and dear to our hearts. In this episode we're covering 7 potential mistakes you might find yourself making in your eternal quest for pants-splitting quads, glutes, and hamstrings. Admittedly, it took us many years to realize, learn, and accept these mistakes as we made them ourselves. After listening to this one, may the Gods bless your future leg sessions with the most glorious offerings of gains.

Nutrition Coaching with Aaron ⬇️
https://strakernutritionco.com/metabolic-performance-protocol

Complete Client Check-In System for Online Coaches ⬇️
https://strakernutritionco.com/macronutrient-reporting-check-in-template/

Follow Bryan's Gym Programming ⬇️
https://evolvedtrainingsystems.com

Find Us on Social Media  ⬇️
Instagram: @Eat.Train.Prosper
Instagram: @bryanboorstein
Instagram: @aaron_straker
YouTube: EAT TRAIN PROSPER PODCAST

Introduction and Updates
Splitting up quads and hamstring training to improve focus?
Backstory on our own leg hypertrophy challenges.
#1. It’s freaking hard. Training legs is more painful and less enjoyable.
#2. Your reps are too low. You're confusing strength with what is probably optimal for hypertrophy.
#3. You're not using movements that are advantageous for your limb lengths.
#4. Your rep cadence sucks.
#5. You're selling yourself way too short. You're cutting your sets at 3-4RIR and not 1RIR.
#6. You're not recovering or eating sufficiently to support the adaptations that need to take place.
#7. You’re CARDIO-ing away your leg growth.