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I find the ACSM Position Stand is a very credible source of precisely what you want to know. Evidence category A is backed by significant Random Control Trials (RCT) with significant participants Evidence category B is based on limited RCT studies, or a subgroup analysis, or is a meta-analysis. Evidence category C is Non-randomized trials or ...
There is a paper cited in the top answer for Importance of Rest Days but it looks like it's proceeding from fundamentals rather than looking at the result of an experiment.
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.
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): Evidence from well-designed Randomized Control Trials that provide a consistent pattern of findings in the population for which the recommendation is made. ... It is recommended that single- and multiple-joint ...
I just wanna add something (i might be wrong, a doctor confirmation would be appreciated) but 98% of mass gainers use high in sugar and high IG carbs as a calorie source. Aka maltodextrine or fructose etc. A high dose of sugar (not carbs, >sugar<) in the very long term can give you diabetes. So if you're like me and need a shitload of calories to pack on ...
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