1156: The Best Ab Building Exercises, Training with Bands vs Cables, Maintaining Life Balance When Pursuing Fitness Goals & MORE


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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the difference between training with bands or cables, the best weighted exercises for building abs, why the “compete and cheat” mentality with food is so common among bodybuilding athletes, and how to go after and achieve personal fitness goals while maintaining a healthy social life.

  • The excitement Adam and Catrina get to watch a full movie now. (5:50)
  • Updates from Adam on Week 2 of MAPS Powerlift: The value of tracking and how calories play a HUGE role in strength gains. (9:20)
  • Justin orders a whole host of new weights for his PRx Performance rack. (13:13)
  • The importance of dialing in your nutrition to get stronger. (15:58)
  • How changing up your workout can get your body to respond. (19:56)
  • Is it valuable to abstain from things? (22:45)
  • NBC launches a new e-commerce site and the guys speculate on the future of advertising. (27:35)
  • The history of saunas and the health benefits of training your body through hot/cold contrast. (32:41)
  • Can you ban legal torture?? (40:39)
  • Airbnb bans 'party houses' following Orinda shooting. (43:04)
  • The complex problem of cancer. (44:16)
  • #Quah question #1 – Is there a difference between training with bands or cables? (46:15)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are the best-weighted exercises for building abs? (52:12)
  • #Quah question #3 – Why is the “compete and cheat” mentality with food so common among bodybuilding athletes? Do you think athletes in other sports have a better relationship with food than bodybuilders? (58:34)
  • #Quah question #4 – How have you all dealt with being disciplined and going after and achieving personal fitness goals whilst maintaining a healthy social life and personal relationships? (1:06:20)

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