In this week’s episode we discuss what the central nervous system (CNS) does, how lifting affects it, and how you can periodize your training to maximize neural adaptions. Get ready for another research-packed episode. Enjoy!

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  • Highlights:
    • 1:00 – Hold up…what is a peer reviewed article anyway?
    • 9:00 – What is the CNS? 
    • 11:00 – CNS and lifting 
    • 23:52 – Central Fatigue  
    • 29:00 – Serotonin and Dopamine
    • 40:10 – Neuro-hormonal implications of CNS fatigue

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