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Yes, deadlifting once a week is better than not deadlifting once a week. It won't, however, work very well at making your arms or legs bigger. Maybe look into making a makeshift dip station at home for some quick tricep workouts that don't interfere with studying.


Novices need practice and I don't think one weekly session is enough to get comfortable with any lift. Yet, Stronglift focuses on squatting and a newbie will gain general lower body strength doing this, so his/her pull is likely to come along (if you get to 365 lbs for 3 x 5 on squat, your deadlift isn't going to stay put at 225! You're more likely to handle ...


Exercising only once a week is always going to be hard to make any change to your body. Especially quickly! It is common for routines to expect 3-4 or more sessions a week. If I could only go for a single session a week I would probably keep to a split and do one week Squats Overhead Press Deadlifts Then the next week Squats Bench Dumbbell bent over row. ...


This is what the American College of Sports Medicine published as their Position Stand on workout programs designed for Hypertrophy (mass). An Evidence A Category statement is on Evidence from well-designed Randomized Control Trials that provide a consistent pattern of findings in the population for which the recommendation is made. Requires substantial ...

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