Ultra Endurance Exercises

Ultra-Endurance Exercises Extreme-endurance workouts produce incredible displays of determination and strength. Powerful movements and fast-paced training push the limits of athletic performance and energy. Active adults and endurance athletes have a much higher percentage of fatigue-resistant muscle fibers in their leg muscles, compared to non-active adults. They also have stronger energy-efficiency, an increased metabolism, and…

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April 15, 2016

Eccentric Muscle Contractions

Eccentric Muscle Contractions By Jeff Farinella, Physical Therapist Let’s start with the basics about two types of muscle contractions: Concentric and Eccentric. Most of us are aware of concentric contractions, while many inadvertently neglect the ever-important eccentric contractions. A concentric muscle contraction is one in which the muscle origin and insertion move closer together, i.e.…

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March 2, 2016

Superset Triceps Workout

Superset Triceps Workout Like most of the muscles on the back of the body, triceps are often just an afterthought for most people. However, triceps are actually a main component to gaining strength and build in your arms, as they account for roughly 66% of the muscle mass in your arms. Luckily, we have an awesome…

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January 25, 2016