192 episodes

Contest prep coach Darin Starr discusses all topics related to bodybuilding: training, dieting, contest prep, as well as the mental and physical challenges associated with the lifestyle. For competitors and weekend warriors alike!

The Drop Set with Darin Starr: Bodybuilding for the Masses Five Starr Physique

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 88 Ratings

Contest prep coach Darin Starr discusses all topics related to bodybuilding: training, dieting, contest prep, as well as the mental and physical challenges associated with the lifestyle. For competitors and weekend warriors alike!

    The Drop Set – Episode 192: Prep Update, Social Media Anxiety, Way More

    The Drop Set – Episode 192: Prep Update, Social Media Anxiety, Way More

    The Drop Set – Episode 192







    Back for a solo episode today after a longer break than I expected due to some surprise travel – all details inside!

    • 46 min
    The Drop Set – Episode 191: IFBB Pro Janeen Lankowski

    The Drop Set – Episode 191: IFBB Pro Janeen Lankowski

    The Drop Set – Episode 191: IFBB Pro Janeen Lankowski







    Janeen brings 20 plus years of experience as a competitor and coach to our conversation as she’s about 2 weeks out from the Olympia – we talk about her background, posing philosophy, and the “no excuses” mindset it takes to compete at a high level.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Drop Set – Episode 190: NQ NPC Classic Physique Competitor Brian Barber

    The Drop Set – Episode 190: NQ NPC Classic Physique Competitor Brian Barber

    The Drop Set, Episode 190







    Brian joins us today to talk about a bunch of the ‘standard’ bodybuilding topics but also his unique work situation and how that impacts bodybuilding and his home life, as well as dealing with shoulder reconstruction and spinal fusion and how he’s had to adjust his training around those.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    The Drop Set – Episode 189: Darin Goes Solo! Prep Update and More

    The Drop Set – Episode 189: Darin Goes Solo! Prep Update and More

    The Drop Set – Episode 189







    Today on The Drop Set…it’s just me! Sorry to disappoint – I’ve got another interview going online soon but I wanted to get this up first since I had some time set aside to record it and give everyone an update on how my prep is coming along. Also a couple questions tackling “things to know for a first show” and how to incorporate eating out into attempt to be ‘on plan’.

    • 38 min
    The Drop Set – Episode 188: Made2Macro President & CEO Alexis Urso

    The Drop Set – Episode 188: Made2Macro President & CEO Alexis Urso

    The Drop Set – Episode 188: Alexis Urso







    Alexis Urso is the President & CEO of Made2Macro, a custom meal prep service provider based out of Florida. In our wide-ranging interview we talk about her business and how it works, some general meal strategies and ideas, what she’s up to and what’s in store for her business in the future.

    • 47 min
    The Drop Set – Episode 187: IFBB Pro Kelly Lynn Nauyokas Returns!

    The Drop Set – Episode 187: IFBB Pro Kelly Lynn Nauyokas Returns!

    The Drop Set – Episode 187: Kelly Lynn Nauyokas







    On The Drop Set today our VERY FIRST repeat guest, IFBB Figure Pro, prep coach and posing coach Kelly Lynn Nauyokas returns for a very casual chat about just about everything – you know how we roll here.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

StorchMan ,

Great Pods on Strength Physique Nutrition Other Stuff and Life

Darin does a great job of facilitating great conversations. Straightforward, humble and unassuming … no judgement. A great easy listen.

TnRon70 ,

Great

This is the only podcast MC that tales the truth about bodybuilding. Darin and The Drop Set is the only podcast that I listen to. Darin is the Starr, I mean star. Lol

Feelinillinoise ,

Great Pod about bodybuilding

Enjoyable pod about bodybuilding, nutrient, and competition. Good information, well worth your time.

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