Influence of Exercise Order on Maximum Strength and Muscle Thickness in Untrained Men

For this forum you will read the following article:

Roberto Simão, Juliano Spineti, Belmiro F. de Salles, Liliam F. Oliveira, Thiago Matta, FabricioMiranda, Humberto Miranda and Pablo B. Costa, Influence of exercise order on maximum strength and muscle thickness in untrained men, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (2010) 9, 1-7.

The article can be found in your Resources.

Once you have read the article, answer the following questions:

1. Do you typically train large muscles first? Why or why not?

2. Do you typically do compound movements first? Why or why not?

3. What does this research tell us about training order in terms of strength gains?

4. What does this article tell us about training order and individual goals?

5. Does this article change the way you feel about training order? Explain your answer relevant to your own experience.

Instructions: Your initial post should be at least 400 words.

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