Traditional (aesthetic) lifting will never exit the bodybuilding world, the most effective method for causing muscle microtears, doubling or even tripling size, and offering a more chiseled definition.
But with functional fitness taking the health industry by storm (a la CrossFit, calisthenics, or even natural dumbbell exercises — like kettlebell rows), we’re left with two still-unsolved debates:
Are aesthetic or functional routines better for your health?
What’s the difference between aesthetic and functional muscle anyway? (Is there a difference?)
Since one ultimately leads to the other (functional training plops you right in functional muscle’s lap), this’ll be a two-for-one kind of deal. Let’s settle these ongoing controversies once and for all![Read more…] about Aesthetic vs Functional Muscle: What’s the Difference?