Dr. Carl Juneau

Hey. My name is Dr. Carl Juneau. I'm an exercise scientist, a coach, and a lifter. My #1 passion is finding the best science-based strategies to build muscle faster. With a small team, I'm building Dr. Muscle, a workout app that helps you break through your plateaus and build muscle faster with science‚ÄĒautomatically.

Rest-Pause: Can You Really Build Muscle Faster With This Tip From the Only Bodybuilder to Ever Beat Arnold Schwarzenegger?

A practical, science-based guide to building muscle faster with rest-pause sets In 1962, Cuban weightlifter Sergio Oliva received political asylum in America. In 1969, he would become the first (and only) bodybuilder to ever beat Arnold Schwarzenegger at the Mr. Olympia. Schwarzenegger later recounted: “Then for the first time, I saw Sergio Oliva in person. […]

Update 889: Dr. Muscle now tells you how to warm up to boost your power and strength performance

We’ve just released warm-up sets! In a systematic review, McCrary et al. (2015) found “strong research-based evidence” that “warm-ups enhance power and strength performance.” In a meta-analysis, Fradkin et al. (2010) found that “Warm-up was shown to improve performance in 79% of the criterions examined.” So, you should warm up before each set with light […]