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Just 3 Seconds of Intense Exercise Makes a Muscle Stronger

Brief but hard-core weightlifting yields surprising benefits when repeated daily

You won’t look like this after a single 3-second workout, but there is benefit to such brief, intense effort when added up over time. Photo: Unsplash / Damir Spanic

When university students did bicep curls or isometrics at maximum effort for just three seconds, five days a week for four weeks, their biceps grew 10% stronger compared to a control group…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

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Author of “Make Sleep Your Superpower: A Guide to Greater Health, Happiness & Productivity.” Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness.