Full Body vs. Split Routine. Which is More Effective for Muscle Growth?
By Alana Willis
When embarking on an exercise regime, we all want to achieve maximal results in a short amount of time. Thus, it is important to evaluate the way we structure our routine in order to achieve optimal results. In regards to resistance training, there are two main approaches. On one hand, a full body routine is one which favours compound movements in order to target all major muscle groups. In contrast, split routines focus on one or two body parts per session.
The bottom line is that your training split should depend on your overall goals and preferences, time commitment to training, weight lifting experience and fitness level. In my opinion, if you are committed to weight lifting 2-4 times per week and your goal is to optimise muscle functionality as well as aesthetics, a full body training routine is highly effective. Below I have outlined three key benefits of training your body as a whole. Continue reading “Full Body vs. Split Routine”