341: How Long Without Lifting Till You Lose Muscle?

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It seems some people can take a little time off lifting and still look like they lift, while still for others they fear if they miss even just a few workouts they’ll lose all their gains. Today we review a research study that helps us better understand variability in muscle loss when we don’t workout. Afterwards we discuss how to mentally prepare for layoffs from training. John always reviews the full-text of every article, but you may view the free abstract by clicking here: . This podcast is proudly sponsored by John’s premium exercise equipment and apparel company Barbell 1. Check out for helpful tutorial videos on training and nutrition and the Barbell 1 product line.

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