You Need Bilateral Training for the Anabolic Effect? Maybe Not.


Thanks to Coach Charles Poliquin for this review of an as yet unpublished NSCA article. I won’t be surprised if this one never sees the light of day in the journal as it refutes a fundamental arguement against single leg work. Everyone who advocates continuing with double leg strength training always touts the anabolic/ hormonal effects of big weights. Here is at least one study that says that may not be true.

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/Blog/tabid/130/EntryId/923/Tip-268-Get-Stronger-Bigger-Legs-With-Squats-Varied-Training-For-Optimal-Anabolic-Response.aspx

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