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Muscle Building and Strength Series

Join us for this 3 part series focused on helping you choose effective and efficient approaches to becoming stronger and leaner. You can choose to attend one session or all three.

Nutrition for Muscle Building and Strength

November 17th, 2017
12-1 p.m. ODLC, Room 610

What foods should you pay attention to in your daily intake to accelerate your rate of success?

We will cover:

  • Vitamins/minerals - Which are important for this goal?
  • Protein - How much do you need?  Where does it come from?
  • Calories/energy - How much food should you be eating?  Do you have to count calories?
  • Carbohydrates - What are carbohydrates?
  • Fat - What is dietary fat?

Other questions answered: Does it matter when you eat?  Why do some people seem to eat a lot yet not gain weight?  How do you ensure success without a food scale and number tracking?  Do you need a post workout protein shake?  Do you have to gain fat to gain muscle fast?


Training for Muscle Building and Strength

November 28th, 2017
12-1 p.m., ODLC Room 610

What are the training priorities that you should focus on for building muscle and strength?

We will cover:

  • Volume - What is it and why is it important?
  • Frequency - How often should you exercise?
  • Intensity - How heavy do you have to lift?
  • Sets & Reps - How many is right for you and your goals?
  • Exercise Order - Which exercises should come first?

Other questions answered: Is soreness a good thing? Do hormone levels matter?  How do you get "toned"? Can you get strong without getting big?


Supplements and Goal Setting for Muscle Building and Strength

December 1st, 2017
12-1 p.m., ODLC, Room 610

What supplements actually work for muscle building and how.

How you should go about planning and goal setting to increase your likelihood of success.

We will cover:

  • What supplements can help with strength and muscle building goal and how much of an effect do they have?
  • How do you work with your physiology and your current lifestyle to reach your goals?

You will receive a handout to help create a personalized checklist and we go through a process that is exactly what a trainer might go through with a client.



Eric Williamson has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Nutrition and Metabolism, is a Registered Dietitian, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and PhD student at the University of Toronto.