Muscle for Life

Q&A: Fixing a “Crashed” Metabolism, SI Joint Pain Fix, How to Bench 315, & More



How do you fix a crashed metabolism? Should you eat more than your TDEE while bulking on non-exercise days? Are resistance bands as effective as free weights over a short duration?  In this episode, I dive into these questions and a lot more, all sourced from my audience who regularly participate in my Q&A posts. As always, these questions come directly from my Instagram followers, who take advantage of my weekly Q&As in my stories. If you have a question you're dying to have answered, make sure you follow me on Instagram (@muscleforlifefitness) and look out for the Q&A posts. Your question might just make it into a podcast episode! If you like this type of episode, let me know. Send me an email ( or direct message me on Instagram. And if you don’t like it, let me know that too or how you think it could be better. Timestamps: 0:00 - Please leave a review of the show wherever you listen to podcasts and make sure to subscribe! 1:13 - Do big meals stretch your stomach?