Ok so a little background first.
Right now the focus of my training is chinups/pull ups and I’m noticing that while the muscles in my back (lats, external rotators, and posterior delts) are sore, so are my arms (upper arms and forearm). But not the muscles that are sore, it’s the connective tissue. (tendons. ligaments, or whatever).
With muscles, the way I got mine to adjust to frequent training was (drumroll) forcing frequent training on them. In fact, it was the ONLY thing that worked. But from what I’ve read about tendons it’s a different story. They like volume but they despise frequency. They have a much longer recovery time than muscles because they don’t get as much oxygen and if they get injured they never quite get back to 100%.
Now I know this doesn’t mean they can’t adapt. Otherwise you wouldn’t have people like hershel walker and jack lalanne doing thousands of chins and pushups at a time. It’s just a matter of how to handle them.
So I’m wondering if anyone else has had what I’m talking about and what they did to deal with it.