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The Breaking Muscle Podcast

Apr 18, 2021

In this episode, I explain exactly how I think you should eat to build the most muscle possible.

Most people train their asses off but build very little muscle. This result is because they are fighting only half the battle.

While they focus all their energy on the training front, they get blindsided by the diet.

I made this mistake myself, and my results improved dramatically when I fixed it. I’ll share how you can do the same and start to see far better results in this episode.

I outline how quickly you can build muscle, determine the number of calories you need to gain lean muscle, and pinpoint the two nutritional factors that deliver 80% of your results.

I also identify the hierarchy of needs when it comes to nutrition for muscle gain, and I take you step-by-step through each of these in order of importance:

By the end of this episode, you will have all the information you need to plan out your muscle-building diet plan.

These are the exact nutritional principles I use in my diet and those of my clients.

If you have any questions or comments about the show, please email me at or drop me a DM on Instagram @tommaccormick.

You can also find this podcast sitting on top of all my other Six Pack of Knowledge podcasts (curated discussions with the most excellent hypertrophy experts on the planet).

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