Should We Lift Heavier To Gain Muscles?

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Aiming to load up on heavy weights during your training in a bid to see more muscle and strength gains? Read this article to understand how load and muscular gains are related.

Content by Akshita Arora Ref: 1. Schoenfeld, B. J., Grgic, J., Ogborn, D., & Krieger, J. W. (2017). Strength and hypertrophy adaptations between low-vs. high-load resistance training: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 31(12), 3508-3523. 2. Lasevicius, T., Ugrinowitsch, C., Schoenfeld, B. J., Roschel, H., Tavares, L. D., De Souza, E. O., ... & Tricoli, V. (2018). Effects of different intensities of resistance training with equated volume load on muscle strength and hypertrophy. European journal of sport science, 18(6), 772-780.
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Jitendra Chouksey

Difficult to quantify. Also different muscle groups will respond differently as there’s no 100% slow twitch or high twitch You’d need to do autopsy

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