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Bro Splits Vs. Full Body Workouts for Strength and Muscle Growth

It has long been recognized that volume is a key mediator of muscle growth.  Thus, from a muscle growth perspective, the idea of using high volumes has some merit.  Considering that mechanical tension, muscular damage, and metabolic stress appear to be the primary drivers of hypertrophy, increasing volume should in theory contribute to greater muscular […]


The Functional Training Scam 1

By: David Larson, MS, CSCS,*D, Pn1 Key Points: Most fitness centers and trainers claiming to offer functional training are doing so purely for marketing purposes.  Don’t fall prey to marketing hype from uneducated trainers and gyms, especially when they don’t practice what they preach.   Research indicates that the introduction of instability to traditional exercises […]