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IFBB Pro Fouad Abiad discusses strength gains and hypertrophy, how to determine your macros, cardio timing while building muscle, and much more in this episode of the Hosstile Supplements Q&A video series.
1:30 - How to sign up for the Hosstile Supplements pre-order notification.
2:04 - What makes Hosstile Supplements different from other products on the market?
7:04 - Can Luke Sandoe win the Mr. Olympia?
8:28 - How do you determine your macros?
13:23 - Is there an advantage to competing more than once a year or would an extended offseason be better for adding as much size as possible?
17:13 - Are samples available for Hosstile Supplements?
18:07 - How much strength gains are necessary for maximum hypertrophy benefits?
22:03 - What are your thoughts on glucose disposal agent supplements?
24:25 - What do you do for muscle recovery?
29:52 - How important are fast (simple) carbohydrates for insulin spike pre- and post-workout?
31:38 - Can a bodybuilder be fertile on TRT?
32:53 - Will Hosstile Supplements be sponsoring athletes in the future? And if so, what do you look for in a potential athlete?
40:25 - How do you avoid getting fat eating a high amount of calories? Should you lose body fat first and then bulk?
45:27 - How long would it take someone who has been training for a year and has put on size to start seeing muscle separation?
49:25 - How many 10 minute walks have you done since Stan Efferding was on your Real Bodybuilding Podcast?
51:08 - How do you control stress levels?
55:09 - Do pro bodybuilders use creatine?
55:50 - How much of a body weight increase should you aim for weekly or monthly in the offseason?
59:40 - What is a "working set" and what is the proper way to perform it?
1:04:39 - Are you supposed to feel like crap in the gym when you are in a cutting phase of your diet?
1:06:24 - How often do you use pump versus stim pre-workouts? And do you use these products together or separate, and for what type of workouts do you use them?
1:13:55 - Should you get post-workout carbs from food or a carb supplement?
1:14:39 - Are there athletes in other sports that you think have potential in bodybuilding?
1:16:05 - Nate Diaz or Jorge Masvidal for the UFC's BMF belt?