Are neural adaptations to resistance training permanent, or are they lost if you haven’t trained in a long time?
If you don’t keep the radio plugged in, it don’t play.
Ladies & Gents:
We are back in business!
Let’s finally put this question to rest!
It lasts for a while.
Sometimes it doesn’t really matter.
Muscle size is by no means the only or even the main determining factor of strength ”in the real world”.
How helpful are BCAA/HMB/Creatine supplements for preserving muscle mass if you are running a caloric deficit?
BCAAs (particularly L-Leucine supplemented with Vitamin B6) and HMB become more efficacious (i.e. useful, practical and important) as anti-catabolic agents when in a situation of calorie deficit, a conclusion that has been supported in a number of relatively solid scientific investigations. My own opinion during 40 years of experience as a trainer and gym owner, as well as a competitive bodybuilder, also supports this claim. The further addition of creatine, especially in conjunction with a good resistance training scheme and not-too-much-cardiovascular and endurance training, will guard against the inevitable and real threat… Read More
In the last couple of decades the amount of knowledge that we have accumulated with regard to the significance and profundity of the effects of sleep (or the lack of it) on the brain and body is staggering.
If you find a supplement that successfully boosts mTOR, you will certainly boost cell proliferation.