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Does Weight Lifting Make You Stupid
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Naudi Aguilar, founder of Functional Patterns, recently made a video essentially stating bodybuilding, hypertrophy training, and “traditional” forms of weightlifting make you stupid. On top of that, he contends that having increased amounts of muscle in correlated with a severe lack of intelligence!

Well…does weightlifting actually make you stupid?

CJ’s back with another edition of Fact or Fiction!

References:

2012 Study – Resistance Training Promotes Cognitive and Functional Brain Activity
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3514552/

2010 Meta-Analysis, Resistance Training Improves Mental Health
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1559827610368771

An Overview Of 2010 Meta-Analysis On Resistance Training and Mental Health
https://www.unm.edu/~lkravitz/Article%20folder/RTandMentalHealth.html

Effects Of Resistance Exercise On Cognitive Function – Human Kinetic 2012
http://journals.humankinetics.com/doi/pdf/10.1123/japa.20.4.497

Systematic Review Of Functional Training
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/51879574_Effect_of_Resistance-Exercise_Training_on_Cognitive_Function_in_Healthy_Older_Adults_A_Review

Functional VS Strength Training 2013
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3578432/

Functional Training Revisted
https://www.nsca.com/uploadedFiles/NSCA/Resources/PDF/Education/Articles/NSCA_Classics_PDFs/PT_Functional_Training_Revisited.pdf

Functional Training As Compared To Resistance Training In Older Adults
http://commons.pacificu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1010&context=ptcats

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