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On January 1, the flood gates open and gyms are taken over by an abundance of new members. You've probably noticed this wherever you choose to get fit, and the crowds can be tough to navigate as lineups form for cardio equipment, classes turn people away and overcrowding becomes commonplace.
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It’s the time of year when people hit the gym after weeks of holiday feasting, these proud so-called ‘January Joiners’ who may not necessarily know the unwritten rules of working out with others. Whet...
Maybe it’s runner’s high or the endorphin rush that can come from a great session of power lifting. Whatever causes it, there seems to be something in the air at some health clubs that make even the m...
Making muscles grow does involve weight training -- to that I'll agree. But stay with me.
It also involves lifting weights at a particular intensity (that means how heavy the weights are), combined with a particular volume (that means just how many sets of a given exercise you do in each workout). Remove one of those two factors, and your muscles won't grow.