new theory on length gains.....
wether through hanging or stretching, I’ve discovered what I think is a bar none truth to getting gains in length. It doesn’t matter if you have tough ligs or pliable ligs, it still applies. Here it goes:
You have to reach a certain point of fatigue in the ligs before they will lengthen. What I mean by that is that if you hang for an hour a day for a week, you may hit a point at the fifth day where your ligs become vulnerable and thus pliable. At that point that is where they begin to lengthen instead of strengthen. Inother words if you’ve been hanging for a while and getting no gains or small gains, ask yourself a couple of ?’s
1. Did I ever hang 2 weeks on a solid routine or was it sporadic(3 staight days, then a week off)?
2. How sore were my ligs?
I hung on and off for months and got no gains but these last two weeks I’ve been doing this routine.
4 days on with 4 20 minute sets a day then 2 days off but on the off days I do 1 20 minute set to keep em’ lengthened and manual stretches 2. I’ve measured a 1/8” gain and am excited as fuck.
The moral of this story, and I’ve learned the hard way, is if your gonna hang, commit to it for at least a month before you make any decisions. I’m on my way to 7.5” nbp which is my goal.