What is eccentric training?
Eccentric training is an effective movement practice that allows you to train your muscles to push past their normal range of failure. This type of training actually challenges the muscle in ways we normally don’t, which strengthens your body in a different way.
How to incorporate eccentric training into your movement practice:
- In yoga, add in a pose with one legged stance, lowering one hand to the floor slowly, then coming back up
- Lowering slowly from plank position
- Adding weights
- Lowering your calves slowly, then lifting slowly
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