#464 - Study Shows The Fastest Way To Build Muscle

Guest: Dr. Barry Spearing

Dr. Spearing reviewed all of the available literature and zeros in on the most productive set and rep schemes to build the greatest amount of muscle in the shortest time.

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+2 # mrbungle 2010-03-24 17:29
can you post up a link to Dr. Barry Spearing's report that you discussed in the show, very interested to have a look.
+1 # Carl Lanore 2010-03-19 22:26
Drew - thanks for the link to the study. I'll check it out.
+2 # Drew Baye 2010-03-18 01:12
I posted the wrong link previously. The correct link for the study is
+2 # Drew Baye 2010-03-17 23:20
The majority of research does not show a significant difference in either muscular strength or size increases between performing single or multiple sets or an advantage of periodization over linear programming. See Carpinelli RN, Otto RM, Winett RA. A Critical Analysis of the ACSM Position Stand on Resistance Training: Insufficient Evidence to Support Recommended Training Protocols. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online 2004;7(3):1-60 at

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