The Science & Bullshit of Lifting (IV) – Recovery (1)

It may come as a surprise but recovery from exercise is not scientifically well understood. As often, when understanding is poor, there is an overabundance of theory. And, also, bullshit. (Around 3.800 words, estimated reading time 19 min but only 13 min if you skip asides and footnotes.)

The Magical 4 Minutes

Tabata™ promises the benefits of 1h of exercise in only 4′. Bullshit, or not?