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MFL Podcast 32: Interview with Jimmy Smith on how to train for sports

MFL Podcast 32: Interview with Jimmy Smith on how to train for sports

In this podcast I interview Jimmy Smith, who specializes in training athletes, and we talk about how to use weight training, nutrition, and supplementation to maximize your sports performance.

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  • James Buckley

    As always, Mike, good job emphasising the compound lifts. My reservation with the podcast is this:

    There is a discussion of supplements and recovery aids. I would argue that most or all of these are unnecessary if greater effort is made to ensure that training is not excessive.

    In exercise media we too often see advice that amounts to “overtrain on this program then treat the side effects with this expensive supplement barrage”.

    • Michael Matthews

      Thanks James!

      I totally agree but there are two backed by good science and that I actually like: creatine and l-carnitine l-tartrate.

  • Tekke

    Hey mike, I bought a gaba suplement , and i it helps allot. If i take 2-3 before bed, and just lay there. i fall asleep as a rock. But on the internet i find allot of mixt things about this product. Some people say its super safe. While other people say its super dangerous and it makes u stupid and u even can get in a coma. I have to admid , that when i have a sleep with gaba , the next day my head feels heavy.

    is there any research on this? I try to only use it when i am really restless or have allot of sleep dept.

    the label says:

    1 capsule:
    GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid) 500 mg
    Vitamine B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride) 1,5 mg 107%

    Got it from http://www.bodyenfitshop.nl/bodybuilding/gaba/body-fit-sportsnutrition/gaba-capsules/#labels

    Greetings Tom

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