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Old 08-13-2010, 10:31 PM   #1
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Default Can you lift light and still make muscle gains?

A long-standing tenet in bodybuilding is that if you want to promote muscular hypertrophy, or muscle size gains, you need to train heavy, using lower reps. Conversely, training with lighter weights will “tone” muscles, but isn’t effective for promoting gains in muscular size and strength. Much of this is based on a physiological principle called [...]

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