Building muscle doesn't require lifting heavy weights: study

Discussion in 'Hypertrophy Research' started by mx6zoom, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. mx6zoom

    mx6zoom New Member

    Hey guys,

    this study popped up with reputable contributors Rennie etc goes against what I have been doing for 30 years...........thoughts?

    http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0012033

    Conclusions/Significance

    These results suggest that low-load high volume resistance exercise is more effective in inducing acute muscle anabolism than high-load low volume or work matched resistance exercise modes.
     
  2. AnatolyR

    AnatolyR Member

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12436270
    Other study with almost identical training parameters that actually measure hypertrophy shows different results:
     
  3. mx6zoom

    mx6zoom New Member

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