Update 889: Dr. Muscle now tells you how to warm up to boost your power and strength performance

We’ve just released warm-up sets! In a systematic review, McCrary et al. (2015) found “strong research-based evidence” that “warm-ups enhance power and strength performance.” In a meta-analysis, Fradkin et al. (2010) found that “Warm-up was shown to improve performance in 79% of the criterions examined.” So, you should warm up before each set with light […]

Effective Reps: Are All Reps Created Equal For Muscle Hypertrophy?

Are all repetitions (reps) created equal for muscle hypertrophy? Or are some reps more effective than others at building muscle? I’ve been thinking about this concept of “effective reps” for some time, and I’m delighted to announce that Alan Aragon just published my first paper on the topic. Here’s the announcement: The paper is titled: […]