Jerry Brainum finally sets the record straight about lifting light weight and building mass muscle.
STRAIGHT FACTS WITH JERRY BRAINUM – is an in depth exploration of the more complicated elements behind bodybuilding training, nutrition, and supplements. Hosted by legendary and longtime industry expert, Jerry Brainum, Straight Facts answers user questions so no one is left in the dark.
Bodybuilding and heavy weights normally go hand in hand. The kind of hardcore massive weight that is conjured when thinking about stereotypes of bodybuilders. But for as long as bodybuilding has existed – people have debated whether or not you really need to lift heavy weight. One big reason for this debate is that lifting heavy weight constantly can lead to injuries – especially as you get older. But will you lose muscle mass for switching to light weight?
Jerry Brainum uses countless studies to prove that light weight can actually lead to the same exact results when it comes to muscle mass (but not necessarily strength). Sounds crazy? Well there is catch that many might not follow – leading to the misconception that you need to lift heavy. Get the straight facts in our episode above!