What is the optimal workout frequency for building muscle and strength?
That's a question every person with muscle building goals would like answered.
Well, let's get that answered for you today. Right now.
If you've lifted weights before and/or you've done some research on weight lifting programs, you've most likely found that you're supposed to only work each major muscle group once per week.
You may have also been instructed to start with a full body workout and then continue to a split routine once you are more experienced.
Once you are more experienced, you should only work each muscle group once per week.
This is all nonsense.
The above is what everyone or at least the majority of the so-called “experts” recommend. All of it is bogus. You can build muscle using the above guidelines, but you are severely limiting your muscle gains.
You don't want to build less muscle, do you? Of course not, you want to maximize the amount of muscle you build.
No one wants to work harder than others and get less results. Right?
Why don't I let you in on the biggest secret in the world of building muscle fast? Okay, let's get right to this secret…
48 Hours! What???
Science has proven that muscle gains and strength gains are much greater when working a muscle group 3 times per week compared to once per week.
Why does everyone continue to ignore this fact?
Why would you only work each muscle group once per week?
Follow the WLC System, and you'll soon prove to yourself that working each muscle group every 48 hours or at least twice per week will build more muscle than the once per week split routines.
Trash those once per week weight lifting programs until you are very advanced.
Then you can give them a shot.
Besides direct studies comparing 3 times per week to 1 time per week, science has also proven that the effects from weightlifting greatly decrease after 48 hours.
Protein synthesis greatly decreases after 48 hours. This means muscle building decreases significantly 48 hours post workout.
Other science has even suggested that an even greater muscle building stimulus can be provided by working a muscle before it fully recovers! Amazing stuff, huh?
You won't find this information very many places…
Scientific evidence and actual evidence points to the fact that working a muscle group every 48 hours is the best method of building muscle and strength fast.
Why does everyone ignore these facts? Stop ignoring these facts today and start building muscle optimally with the WLC System.
A Comparison of the WLC System to a Split Routine
You will work each major muscle group about once every 48 to 72 hours in the majority of the WLC System workouts.
You will provide your body with a muscle building stimulus every 48 hours to 72 hours (approximately). Let's do a few calculations…
How many muscle building opportunities do you present your body every year with the WLC System?
(3 times / week) x 52 weeks = 156 opportunities
(2 times / week) x 52 weeks = 104 opportunities
How many times do you provide your body with a muscle building stimulus with those once per week split routines? No calculation needed there. There are 52 weeks in a year so 52 opportunities with most programs.
The WLC System provides you with 104 to 156 opportunities per year compared to 52 with once per week programs. So, you get at least twice the muscle building opportunities with the WLC System.
It would take you 2 to 3 years to get the same stimulus compared to 1 year with WLC. The choice is easy.
And don't forget that the muscle building stimulus is increased by working a muscle again before it fully recovers. So you may get even better results than that.
You can build at least 2 to 3 times the muscle using the WLC System… it's absolutely true and the results others have achieved prove this FACT.
If most of the good effects from weight lifting are mostly complete after 48 hours, why would you wait another 5 days to work the muscle again?
There's really not much difference at all in terms of muscle building between 48 hours post workout and 7 days post workout. You are wasting 5 days by working each muscle group only once per week.
It's time to put an end to the nonsense. You won't waste that time any more. And you'll love the results.