I thought I had written down what he misread - but I can't find the notes of that. From looking at the references now, I think I downloaded an article that McGuff didn't reference, probably because all these articles have names like '
Originally Posted by misev
Once-weekly resistance exercise improves muscle strength and neuromuscular performance in older adults.'So from reading Body by Science I kind of lean towards once a week HIT, but then I look at the HST articles:
It's also that I'd like to try something that will give me bigger strength gains - I went from chest pressing 30 kg to 50 kg, adding 5 kgs a month, then I deloaded to 40 KG and switched to bench press, where I'm now stuck for 3 weeks at ~6 reps with 50 kgs.
"In a study performed at the University of Alabama4, two groups of subjects performed the same periodized resistance training routine either once per week or three times per week. The results showed that muscle mass increases were greater in the three workout per week group, compared to the one workout per week group. In addition, the strength increases in this group were on average 40% greater!"