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    Super slow reps builds muscle?

    This is what I've been hearing and it makes sense. We all hear people say high reps build endurance, but think about it, if your doing your reps fast that's going to build up endurance more than muscle. Just my theory. Please dont get crazy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by god hand
    This is what I've been hearing and it makes sense. We all hear people say high reps build endurance, but think about it, if your doing your reps fast that's going to build up endurance more than muscle. Just my theory. Please dont get crazy.
    i think its better to do super slower eps cause its harder and u will have much better form

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    Quote Originally Posted by muscle_01
    i think its better to do super slower eps cause its harder and u will have much better form

    I agree

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    super slow reps works well for me!

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    It is a good thing to do once and a while....but it is only a good change up from time to time.

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    doing reps fast will build more muscle. here's why...

    Newton's Second Law of Motion:
    Force=Mass times Acceleration

    take the same weight, and lift it faster, and you've got yourself more force

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    Quote Originally Posted by garethhe
    doing reps fast will build more muscle. here's why...

    Newton's Second Law of Motion:
    Force=Mass times Acceleration

    take the same weight, and lift it faster, and you've got yourself more force
    I agree 23% Newton had huge muscles and was a big sports fitness guy

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    Quote Originally Posted by garethhe
    doing reps fast will build more muscle. here's why...

    Newton's Second Law of Motion:
    Force=Mass times Acceleration

    take the same weight, and lift it faster, and you've got yourself more force
    ok tony little, Here is kickas law, do reps at your normal pace, fast reps lead to injury while slow reps can be a good change of pace if used seldomly, lifting is simple and everyone tried to make it hard

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    a slight edit: i mean to say that faster reps will destroy more muscle tissue, as greater acceleration causes greater force...and destroying muscle tissue is what you need to do in the gym in order to build muscle outside of the gym.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garethhe
    doing reps fast will build more muscle. here's why...

    Newton's Second Law of Motion:
    Force=Mass times Acceleration

    take the same weight, and lift it faster, and you've got yourself more force
    But when doing this u are not controlling the weight during thr entire rep. It's like if bring the weight down on a BP rep real fast. Instead of u doing the work gravity is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by god hand
    But when doing this u are not controlling the weight during thr entire rep. It's like if bring the weight down on a BP rep real fast. Instead of u doing the work gravity is.
    you are right. when i said lift, i meant lift...as in going up.

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    lifting is not simply going up, bring the weight down breaks more muscle fibers supposedly

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    Quote Originally Posted by kicka19
    lifting is not simply going up, bring the weight down breaks more muscle fibers supposedly
    actually, that is the definition of lifting

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    dude, you are a moron, so is a negative not lifting?

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    to make a long story short, an explosive up movement breaks more muscle fibers than a slow and controlled up movement.

    it is the opposite on the down movement: a slow, controlled down movement exerts more force on the muscle fibers than a fast down movement, since, as god hand pointed out, gravity does more of the work when you drop a weight quickly.

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