1473: How Often to Train Arms for Optimal Muscle Growth, the Pros & Cons of Training on Unstable Surfaces, When Walking Too Much Hurts Gains & More


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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about training arms on “off-days” for optimal muscle growth, trainers who use unstable surfaces to train compound movements, whether too much walking hurts gains, and why gyms don’t make efforts to entice women to lift.

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  • #Quah question #1 – Can I or should I train my arms on “off-days” for optimal muscle growth? Or are compound lifts sufficient in developing arms? (53:25)
  • #Quah question #2 – What do you think of trainers who are using unstable surfaces to train compound movements? For example, barbell back squat on wobble pillows? Or a Bosu ball? (57:51)
  • #Quah question #3 – Because of COVID, I have been doing a lot of walking outside. You guys always talk about cardio and how it hinders muscle gain. Is there such a thing as too much walking hurting gains? (1:03:03)
  • #Quah question #4 – If women account for 50% of gym memberships and the population in general. And strength training is so important, why don’t gyms try to make efforts to entice women to lift? (1:07:15)

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