Lifting Weights the Super-Slow Way
Workout Technique May Bring Desired Results
How to Do It continued...
"Do nothing that is sudden or jerky," Hutchins says.
"We generally want to stick to compound movements that involve more than
one joint, like a row, chest press, or squat. They work more muscle mass at one
time and are easier to judge in terms of form."
As with any weightlifting exercise, Hutchins says, take at
least a day off in between workouts.
"The muscle building goes on when the body is resting,"
he says. "If you work out while it is trying to build muscle, you prevent
Bob Calandra is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in
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