Does stretching between sets help to build muscle size?

“Stretch between sets? What about checking my Instagram?” So this is a hot topic, we know stretching between sets may not be advisable with heavy loads and for absolute strength but what about interset stretching for simply building muscle size? Does stretching between sets help to build muscle size aka hypertrophy?

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  • Evangelista, Alexandre L., et al. “Interset stretching vs. traditional strength training: effects on muscle strength and size in untrained individuals.” The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 33 (2019): S159-S166.

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