Skateboards2Scrapers wrote:the consensus on weight lifting is.....
there is no consensus
it is a perpetually evolving set of 'rules' relating to the game of weight lifting, preferred methodological sequences, as well as pertinent values of quantity of movements performed. Ostensibly, everybody is an expert in these things.
I'll agree with that to a large degree, but as with anything "optimal" and "beneficial" are two very different things. No doubt weight training can assist in strength, muscular endurance and glycogen storage. At the same time depending on your activity it could hamper your performance if not utilized properly. The truth is you will know best if you're getting any benefit from your training for your given activity.
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