Is Stretch-Mediated Hypertrophy Overhyped? (Episode 132)

In this episode, Milo, Greg, and Pak sit down to discuss the concept of stretch-mediated hypertrophy, from the foundational animal studies, to human stretching studies, to present day hype around stretch-mediated hypertrophy and lengthened partials. They also discuss how they're currently implementing lengthened training into their workout routines.

Time Stamps

00:00:00 – Intro and Plugs

00:11:33 – Stretch-mediated hypertrophy and hyperplasia in animals

00:44:59 – Stretch-mediated hypertrophy in humans/how muscle fibers grow

00:56:08 – Impact of stretching interventions on hypertrophy in humans

01:44:28 – Results vs lengthened resistance training

02:11:08 – Recap/takeaways from resistance training literature

02:42:47 – Audience questions


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