Tag Archives: hypertrophy

Should You Lift with Light Weights or Heavy Weights?

There‚Äôs no such thing as light weight – you should always lift heavy and challenge yourself for the given rep range. I’ll explain in more detail below. Some definitions to begin with Reps (repetitions) – One complete motion of an exercise Sets – A group of consecutive reps Top Set – The last and heaviest […]

3 Dumb Things I Used to Believe

1) I need to lift in the 8 – 12 rep range for muscle building This is something I actually picked up from my personal trainer course when I got certified and it is something that has only recently been reviewed in some solid research.  The research actually shows this range is much larger than […]