eccentric strength training

An eccentric contraction is the motion of an active muscle while it is lengthening under load.  …

An eccentric contraction is one of the three distinct phases in the movement of muscles and tendons, the other two are an isometric contraction (no movement), and a concentric contraction (contracting). …

Click PLAY or watch an example on YouTube.

That first drill is ideal for those cannot yet do chin-ups on their own.

Dave Tilley posted more on why he likes eccentric strength training.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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