Dr. Andy Galpin is a tenured professor in the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton, where he teaches classes and runs the BMEP (Biochemistry and Molecular Exercise Physiology) Lab. He won a DIII National Championship in football while earning his undergraduate degree in exercise science at Linfield College (2005). He received his master’s degree in human movement sciences from the University of Memphis (2008) and his Ph.D. in Human Bioenergetics from Ball State University (2011).
In this episode today, we discuss:
- How muscle is built
- Why muscle is key for longevity
- Can you perform optimally on a vegan diet?
- Strength training vs Hypertrophy
- Andy's process for optimising athletes
- Blood Testing