TULSA - We all hear about the benefits of building muscle: strength, endurance and looking better are all side effects of building muscle. According to fitness expert Wes Cole, there are some things people do that can stop muscle growth.
Low calorie diets - You can’t build lean muscle tissue in a caloric deficit state.
Not Heavy enough - Forget the baby weights and go heavy.
Not enough volume - The other end of the spectrum, which is very common for teens, is to go so heavy you can’t do a lot of reps.
No leg training - Legs have a powerful hormonal response when it comes to muscle building.
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