Eccentric Training: Debunking its 3 Biggest Myths

2019-08-12T22:03:33+00:00August 12th, 2019|

The conventional wisdom regarding the perils of eccentric training has been around since the days' strength and conditioning was primarily influenced by the body-building culture. “I’ll get sore,” or, “I’ll get slower and tighter”. These myths are largely due to a fundamental misunderstanding of what eccentric training is and its benefits.What is Eccentric Training?Eccentric training is simply the focus on the lengthening of a muscle during the negative phase of the movement. The idea of it and its application needs to be updated and stay in sync with the current research.Before, eccentric training was primarily viewed in gym terms and [...]