Weight Lifting

Good things come to those who sweat - Anonymous

Weight Lifting

image by: Español: MARIANA DE MELO gimnasia
     

HWN Recommends

Lift Weight, Not Too Much, Most of the Days

A common idea in weightlifting is that you should lift until you can’t do another rep, purposely damaging muscle tissues so they grow back bigger. But muscle failure, Tsatsouline writes in his 1999 book, Power to the People! Russian Strength Training Secrets for Every American, “is more than unnecessary—it is counterproductive!”

Instead, Tsatsouline advocates lifting weights for no more than five repetitions, resting for a bit between sets and reps, and not doing too many sets...It’s not exactly the brutal routine you’d expect from someone billed as a Soviet weight lifter. But Tsatsouline contends this is the most effective way to build strength.

read full article

Resources

Related Articles

Stay Connected

©2022 | HealthWorldNet, Inc. | 117050

Last Updated : Friday, June 3, 2022