Tag: Muscle Hypertrophy

, by Guru Performance

Episode 36 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘The Hormone Hypothesis’ with Professor Stu Phillips PhD, McMaster University, Canada. In this session we get into:

  • Hormones and adaptations to resistance exercise
  • Hormones and Muscle Protein Synthesis
  • Testosterone, Growth Hormone, and IGF-1
  • Cortisol
  • Relevance of post-exercise hormone responses
  • Do ‘anabolic’ hormones play a significant role in hypertrophy?

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