Why Your Training Has Hit a Wall

Tim Zakowski
Why Your Training Has Hit a Wall

Every experienced weightlifter knows the word plateau. It is that dreaded but all-too-common point in your training where further gains are slow to nonexistent. You continue to put in the effort, but it only serves to maintain your physique. The problem could be your training program, but perhaps not. Molecular Nutrition CEO William Llewellyn proposed a theory more than a decade ago. He suggested that the fatty acid content in your muscle cells tightly controls your ability to make gains. Principal among them, an omega-6 called arachidonic acid (ARA). In an industry deeply invested in old technologies like creatine and...

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