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Eccentric Isometrics

Are you struggling with form breakdown under high loads? Have you noticed little injuries creeping up here and there after a hard workout? Has your strength plateaued? If you answered yes to any of these questions, I have good news; there is a relatively simple (not easy) solution that can solve all of these.

Eccentric Isometrics. What on earth is eccentric isometrics you ask? It’s simple really; eccentric isometrics is the slow, controlled movement of the negative (lowering) phase of an exercise with a slight pause at the bottom of the lift before the explosion upwards. Exercises like tempo squats and pause squats are prime examples of this. What exactly are the benefits to this type of movement?