Episode #37: Dr. Eric Trexler & Stronger by Science

Episode #37 of the Supplement Engineer Podcast feature Dr. Eric Trexler, Director of Education for Stronger by Science, Host of the Stronger by Science podcast, researcher, coach, and professional natural bodybuilder.

In this episode of the Supplement Engineer Podcast, I'm joined by Dr. Eric Trexler.

Eric holds a PhD in Human Movement Science from UNC-Chapel Hill. He also serves as the Director of Education for Stronger by Science and hosts the Stronger by Science podcast -- the "first fitness" podcast.

To top it off, Eric is also a prominent researcher, coach, and professional natural bodybuilder.

Video Interview

In this episode, Eric and I discuss a wide array of topics, including:

  • Hosting the Stronger By Science podcast and "allowing" Greg Nuckols the privilege of co-hosting the show...sometimes.
  • His current duties at Stronger by Science
  • Caffeine in pre workouts and blunting the perception of pain
  • Eric's love of all things coffee
  • Eric's first experience with dietary supplements
  • Reasonable expectations for supplement users
  • Judging new supplements on a "scale from 0 to creatine monohydrate"
  • Synergy between compounds and using partial doses of complimentary ingredients
  • An inside look into actual supplement research
  • Judging the plausibility of a new supplement study and when to step back and take a breath
  • When does he feel comfortable recommended a new supplement to clients or experimenting with it himself
  • The paradox 
  • Eric's recently published review on L-Citrulline supplements
  • L-Citrulline vs Citrulline Malate
  • Eric's experience with nootropics
  • Recommended nootropics for those new users
  • The proclivity of supplement usage among top tier natural bodybuilders

Audio Version

Where to Find Dr. Trexler

Dr. Trexler IG: https://www.instagram.com/trexlerfitness/

Stronger By Science IG: https://www.instagram.com/officialstrongerbyscience/

Stronger By Science Website: https://www.strongerbyscience.com