Small Steps to Perform at Your Peak with Dr. Guillermo Escalante

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What does it take to train like the elite? Dr. Guillermo Escalante has over 20 years of experience in competitive body building. Dr. Escalante holds a PhD in Athletic Training, is a strength/conditioning specialist and sports nutritionist, and a professor of kinesiology at CSUSB. With dozens of peer-reviewed manuscripts under his belt, Dr. Escalante has a wealth of information when it comes to high performance training.

Join Ben and Dr. Escalante for a deep dive into high-level training and competition. Learn why small steps can have a big impact for those at the top. In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to best utilize drop sets.
  • When to do fasted versus fed cardio.
  • Benefits of non-exercise activity.
  • What it takes to contest-prep like a champion.
  • Guidelines for setting realistic contest goals.
  • Where to incorporate a “Groundhog Day” mentality.

Connect with Dr. Escalante:

Instagram: @doctorgfit

Facebook: @doctorgfit

CSUSB Website


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Formerly the Muscle Expert Podcast. The world’s top authority on intelligent muscle building and fat loss gives us a simple to understand deep dive into the complex world of building a body you love, and living your greatness. Weekly interviews with leading experts in a vast number of scientific fields focusing on health optimization (nutrition, sleep, hormones, mindfulness and mind set), strength, (both physical and mental), and muscle hypertrophy. Learn proven strategies for optimum life performance, whether it be in the gym, the board room or the bedroom; this is the blueprint for becoming the upgraded modern man. Ladies, this podcast is for you too. The topics, tips, and life hacks covered are essential for every individual who wants to upgrade themselves mentally and physically.

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