Short weekly bouts of eccentric exercise may offer big health improvements
Short weekly bouts of eccentric exercise may offer big health improvements Trainer Janel Bilal lowers a weight during a bicep curl, an example of an eccentric exercise (Karen Tapia-Andersen / Los Angeles Times) Strength training mostly consists of concentric exercises (when the muscles shorten to lift something, as in lifting a weight to do a [...]
Interesting concept! I'd be interested to see an outline of exercises that meet this - the only thing I can think of is just focusing all your regular stuff on the negative instead of just regular reps - e.g. a 4-6TUT. Thinking of things like negative release on leg extensions, leg curl, pull-ups w/ hold & slow descent, etc.
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