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Muscle Expert Podcast | Ben Pakulski Interviews | How to Build Muscle & Dominate Life

Aug 14, 2017

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I may not have the best genetics, but I can’t be outworked. - Mike O Hearn



One of Ben’s favorite training partners from Venice Beach, the Titan, Mike O Hearn joins the list of legendary names to come on the podcast. Ben and Mike dissect his early beginnings, being the youngest of 9 children, training with strength legends at age 14, the daily routines, rituals, supplements and meals Mike use to stay photo shoot ready 365 days a year and much much more.


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5:10 Why Mike train at 4am everyday.

9:10 - Mike O Hearn’s breakfast at 3am.

10:00 - Does Mike O'Hearn track calories? Intuitive eating?

10:45 - Eat 5000 cals at 48.

11:45 - Training with legends at 11 years old. Doyle Kennedy, Ed Coan and others.

13:30 - Admitting to overtraining.

16:30 - How Mike’s training has changed.

17:15 - Wolf’s Law

18:50 - What’s happening behind 500lb incline bench press that 99% of people don’t see.

19:50 - Training connective tissue not for just pushing heavier weights

22:34 - Experiments with average Joe’s over 40.

24:20 - Mike O'Hearn's current training regimen.

26:20 - Ownership, making your muscle work not dumping tension on the joints

29:30 - Leveraging weak positions to better your physique.

32:40 - 17 sets of dumbbell rows, doing what you suck as 10x more.

37:30 - Nutrition, testosterone, biohacking and more.

44:10 - A 1 year experiment for growth.

50:31 - Mike’s testosterone biohacking advice.

54:10 - Advice the every 20 something year old.

59:05 - Mike’s nutrition meal by meal Mike never

1:00:00 - Sleep the one question Mike never answers. 6hrs V 10hrs ?

1:06:20 - Vitamins, BCAA’s, Collagen

1:08:40 - The mental damage from injuries.

1:10:50 - Not running away from food.

1:13:40 - Living to 120

1:15:50 - The hardest working training partners on the planet.

1:18:40 - Commercial real estate, restaurants and Mike O'Hearn's new supplement line.

1:21:40 - Full squat v half squat. A small rant and an intelligent answer.

1:24:00 - Superleague? The new blend of strength v physique

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