Episode 48. Lifting Myths

Ep 48. Lifting Myths

Lifting weights makes you bulky? Muscle confusion? Squatting is bad for your joints? Collectively, we have been a part of and watched the fitness industry evolve since 1994.  Through research and our own experience, we have watched so much change over the years but there are still some bro lifting myths that for some reason…
Muscles By Brussels Podcast Ep 44. How To Be A Creature Of Habit

Ep 44. Be a creature of habit

Ever notice how easy it is to train and meal prep when the motivation is there?  Whether it is the start of a New Year, a breakup, the desire to start something new, or something else.  When we desire change and want to get our fitness on, we go all in.  More often than not,…
Ep 42: Robert Cheeke - The Godfather of Vegan Bodybuilding

Ep 42: Robert Cheeke – The Godfather of Vegan Bodybuilding

This episode was recorded 10 years later, on the exact same weekend that we met Robert Cheeke.  A whole lot has happened over the years and there was much ground to cover. Why did we start using bodybuilding as a platform to promote veganism?  How did we get to where we are today?  With the…
Steroids in the Bodybuilding and fitness culture

Episode 40: Steroids In Bodybuilding

In this week’s episode, we dive into a super sensitive topic about steroids in bodybuilding, and within the vegan bodybuilding community. This is not a how-to guide or even a should-you guide. Admittedly as natural athletes, our knowledge of steroids and PEDs is limited, but it’s a discussion that has been a long time coming…
Powerbuilding for specificity in powerlifting and power building in a complementary way

Episode 36: Giacomo’s Powerbuilding Journey

Two episodes ago, we talked about Dani’s competition prep. But what about Giacomo? Giacomo stepped off stage 2 1/2 years ago and has yet to begin his next prep. And since then, he’s competed in several powerlifting meets. Has he gone full powerlifter?! What gives? Taking a powerbuilding approach to training can complement both aesthetic…
Ep. 31 What Is Plantbuilt?

Episode 31: What is PlantBuilt?

Listen here or Subscribe on iTunes here!   What is Team Plantbuilt? Maybe you’ve heard of them but what do they do? Do they compete against other vegan athletes? How did this idea happen? How can you help and what can you get for helping!? Also, a sneak peek of the new Elevate Nutrition Protein bars!
Muscles By Brussels Radio Ep 25 - Coaches Corner

Podcast episode #25: “Coaches Corner”

Listen Here Subscribe Here! In this week’s podcast episode, we talk about what being a coach really entails. What does it take to motivate a client? Who is a good candidate for online coaching? How much does the “optimal” program matter? How does a coach instill realistic expectations? We also talk about what kind of…
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Bodybuilding; Behind the Curtain

Listen here! Subscribe on iTunes here! This week, Giacomo and Dani walk you through exactly what happens in the week leading up to, during, and after a bodybuilding competition. Hear all of the weird gory details of the bizarre bodybuilding world here!