We already talked about how we know resistance training is beneficial for the artistic athlete. It’s not a question anymore, but there still seem to be some pervasive myths that are keeping it from becoming commonplace in our gyms and studios. Let’s take a look at some of these myths surrounding resistance training in the world of artistic athletes, and compare it to what the science has to say. Weight lifting will make me bulky Resistance training will not inherently result in large amounts of muscle gain. It is well documented in the scientific literature, (and speaking from lots of anecdotal experience), that it requires a specific amount and kind of weight training, along with a specific nutrition regimen to see the large amounts of hypertrophy that we typically associate with bodybuilders and the like. Weights, reps, sets, and frequency of workouts, as well as the balance and timing of macronutrient intake, are all factors that go in...
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