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Old 03-05-2009, 08:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Achillesreborn View Post
Just out of curiosity, I thought that the "pump" had nothing to do with size and strength gains... isn't it just glycogen stores? Don't get me wrong, I love the pump, I was just under the impression it had nothing to do with progression in weight training and bodybuilding.
the pump in general doesnt but affter occlussion the pump is due to full blood flow being restored and nutrients being pulled into the muscle at a faster rate, It technically allows you to build muscle without destroying it first
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