Training Volume, Not Frequency, Indicative of Maximal Strength Adaptations to Resistance Training. - PubMed - NCBI

Ah, researchers! In the abstract, they concluded that:

"Practical Application: High frequency (6x/wk) resistance training does not appear to offer additional strength and hypertrophy benefits over lower frequency (3x/wk), when volume and intensity are equated. Coaches and practitioners can therefore expect similar increases in strength and lean body mass with both 3- and 6-weekly sessions."

The last sentence is so wrong! In the real world, 3 vs 6x/wk could very well lead to differences in volume and intensity, so gains may differ. Oh well!


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