It’s the new year. Great! I am sure like everyone else on the planet, your new year’s resolution involves being a fitter, better version of the 2017 you! That’s all good and well, but, chances are by mid-February, the reenergised buzz of fresh possibility would have fizzled out into dull routine, while that voice inside […]
There are three mechanisms that play a role in building more muscle, namely: 1) Muscle tension, 2) Metabolic stress and 3) Muscle damage. Now a common misconception is that these factors correlate with the amount of weight you lift, however this is not the case. A good example would be a powerlifter who can lift heavier weights compared to a bodybuilder which is weaker, but has a more muscular physique. This example is a very important reason as to why you may want to shift your focus to how you’re lifting weights.