The natural muscular potential of women – Menno Henselman

This is a really interesting article by Menno Henselman highlighting some interesting information about the muscular potential of women.

  1. Women gain the same percentage of muscle mass as man during strength training.
  2. Why women are not as high performing in competitive sports despite of our genetic potential.
  3. Why testosterone in women isn’t a strong determining factor into why we don’t build as much muscle and why estrogen is not the enemy.
  4. Why women’t shouldn’t train like men!
  5. Environmental and physiological factors in creating an enjoyable and more effective workout plan tailored towards women.


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