Physique Development Podcast / Abs & Calves (Muscle Group Series Part 7) | PD Podcast Ep.32

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Today's episode is the seventh (and final) in a series focusing on individual muscle groups. We will be covering the function of each muscle, common training mistakes/misconceptions, our go-to exercises and why we program them for our clients, and key execution techniques and application. This episode will take a deep dive look into the abs and calves.

As always, it is our goal not only to supply you, the listener, with valuable insights on the topics or questions but also to plant some seeds for further research and thought. Without further ado, let’s get into today’s episode.


(1:09) Reviews & Comments

(2:26) The Structure & Primary Functions Of The Abdominals

(13:26) Our Favorite Exercises For Training The Abs

(25:21) Common Mistakes When Training Abs

(29:15) The Structure & Primary Functions Of The Calves

(34:45) Our Favorite Exercises For Training The Calves

(43:27) Common Mistakes When Training Calves

(49:05) Wrap-Up

Additional Resources:

Austin’s Book: Science of Strength Training (US link) -

Austin's Book: Science of Strength Training (UK link) -

Abs & Calves-Specific YouTube Playlist -

Complete Anatomy App -

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