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EXCEL WITH ECCENTRIC TRAINING


Did you know that eccentric training is the most efficient form of strength training? To work the eccentric phase of an exercise we have to purposefully increase the time the muscle is under stress. Read on to get the inside scoop!



Using Eccentric Training to Increase Muscle Mass


Muscle contractions occur throughout all exercise and human movement. Preparing our clients to effectively lift weights includes teaching them how to oppose resistance applied to a muscle. If clients follow their training program using the right lifting techniques, they’re more likely to achieve increased muscle size and strength gains. Being able to control the demand and load placed upon each muscle is key to optimal results.


Essentials of Muscle Contraction