It’s an unfortunate reality that throughout the years there has been a growth of strength training techniques that have no scientific proof to back them up. Have a look at the facts presented in this outline of muscle gain principles and make up your own mind.
Below you will find Scientific Guidelines for strength training that have always been around but are not followed by many training systems these days.
1. Limited Energy Level
A strength-training program should be short and simple as you only have a limited amount of energy per training session.
Scientific studies reveal that blood sugar levels (energy) start to deplete after 30 mins, so exercise selection and the time taken to perform them is crucial.
What you should be aiming for is stimulating as many muscle fibres in the shortest period of time available.
Your blood sugar levels deplete after high intensity training (usually between 20 – 30 minutes) and remember that you need energy to recuperate after the workout.
The trick is to give yourself a high intensity workout before your blood sugar level depletes, and then you will have given your body the...