EP 107: Bodybuilding with Intelligence: Optimizing Your Mind and Training for Peak Results with Ben Pakulski
April 14, 20202 min read
Joining us on this episode is retired IFBB Pro and founder of Muscle Intelligence and MI40, Ben Pakulski. We dive into what it means to train with intelligence, the role of mindset when it comes to muscle growth, and Ben's evolving thoughts around nutrition.
Listen to the end to hear how he is incorporating biohacks and peptides into his protocol!
Ben Pakulski, a different person who was always a rebel [1:08]
The story behind Ben’s calves [6:50]
Why you must train smart before you train hard [8:01]
The MI40 Mindset and Method [12:40]
Why the only thing synonymous with growth is tension [18:53]
How to build weak body parts [21:40]
How has his nutrition evolved and what does he preach to his athletes? [24:42]
How he used cardio as his form of meditation [29:11]
The tangible benefits of meditation [31:25]
The definition of his bodybuilding diet for high-level performance [34:07]
Playing with the idea of a restricted eating window [37:50]
Peptides 101 [43:30]
What peptides does he like and why? [46:22]
The big rocks to focus on to move the needle for yourself [49:35]
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