I've read a lot about size gains vs strength gains, where the difference is substantial and where size is certainly not linear to strength. Strength appears to come from low reps with very heavy ...
I started going to the gym around June/July, and so far not doing too badly. I'm 5'7" and currently weigh 12 and a half stone (175 lbs). Not too fat or not too skinny. Here is my current workout: ...
This guy claims that Olympic powerlifters working in the 1-6 rep range can increase strength without increasing muscle size. http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/topicoftheweek8.htm Trained Olympic ...
I believe there is increased strain on your heart if you are overweight due to body fat. However I am overweight due to my muscle mass. Since I started training my BMI has gone from the middle of ...