Is training a muscle more frequently better for muscle gains?
Full body training only for beginners? Body part splits for advanced? How the heck should I train for maximal results? A recent study had experienced male lifters train a muscle [...]
Bayesian flyes or dumbbell flyes, which is better?
Dumbbell flyes: 95% of the gym does them, but why? Norms. Culture. Tradition. Let's actually think about and analyze this exercise, before proposing a better alternative, invented by @menno.henselmans. [...]
Do mini bands increase glute activity?
Does a mini band around your knees increase glute activity in the squat? Two studies and my own experiment give us answers. Foley and friends (2017) found beginners benefited from [...]
Do glute activation exercises improve glute activity?
Can an ‘activation warm-up’ for your glutes activate these muscles more in major exercises like the Squat and (Romanian) deadlift? Research shows it’s probably not helping much. Parr and colleagues [...]
Which repetition range causes the most fatigue?
High load, low rep squats fatigue you more than lower load, high rep sets. Everyone knows that. But is it actually true? I’ve got a surprise for you: research shows [...]