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    I am small and thin and i want to grow bigger and get stronger.

    I prefer to train with lower reps and high intensity as i hit my maximum quicker and save more time.

    But i actually hurt myself by pushing myself too hard. I injured my knees from doing interval sprints. My tricep is injured too from pushing myself to do 100 push ups in one go.

    Should i actually change my method by going for more reps with lower intensity? Say instead of doing sprints i go for longer duration jogging? Or using lighter weights but doing more reps.

    This should reduce chances of injuries but will it be as effective for me to grow muscles?
 
 
 
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