Weight Training

heavy weights for fewer reps no better than light weights for more reps

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3404827/

An interesting piece of research that seems to be gaining a bit of interest in the sport world. That lifting heavy is not necessarily the only way of getting to where you want to go.

You still need to be aiming at muscle fatigue, but for some of us the safer way to go is lighter weights – especially when you are returning to the gym/recovering from injury/tired or distracted.

keep the thoughts going!

Published by David

Massage therapist and writer of articles! Skeptical not cynical. Looking for ways to help my clients in the most efficient way - and share thoughts and research!

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