Effects of different strength training frequencies during reduced training period on strength and muscle cross-sectional area: European Journal of Sport Science: Vol 0, No 0


"it appears that RST frequency does not affect the maintenance of muscle mass and strength in untrained males, as long as volume-load is equated between frequencies." 

Study was 8 weeks training at 3x/week followed by 8 weeks at "reduced frequency" of 1 or 2x/week (no diff between conditions).


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