Longer Rests Create More Muscle
Iron Man Magazine|August 2017
Longer Rests Create More Muscle

Most of us would like to see greater muscle-building returns from our workout investments.

Nathane L. Jackson

What if we gave you a way and it required you to do next to nothing? Seriously!

Resting longer between sets is a key to greater muscle growth. Researchers from the University of Birmingham found when lifting weights using the typical one-minute rest interval recommendation, myofibrillar protein synthesis, or MPS, a process responsible for growth and multiplication of myofibrillars inside a muscle cell, wasn’t as stimulated as it was when there was a five-minute rest interval.


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August 2017