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Workouts — negative reps

Slow and Controlled

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Slow and Controlled

Are by far my most favorite words when teaching people how to make the most out of their time at the gym. Having a powerlifting background, I know how tempting it is to just drop the heavy ass weight after you have picked it up, no matter the exercise. Especially during complex lifts - deadlift, squat, cleans, exc. Your grip loosens, you're afraid to waste energy and not make the new PR...Why though?Mussels have 40% more strength for eccentric motions (releasing the weight, or negative reps) vs concentric (when the muscle contracts while pulling or pushing)! We have all seen,...

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