213: How Much Heavier Can You Go with Negative Reps?
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We’ve all heard that the body can handle more weight eccentrically or through the lowering motion in resistance training compared to the concentric or lifting part. However, little is know about how much more and how to properly program for it. Thus, today’s research study generates a linear equation to help predict eccentric training loads. The discussion half of the episode is all about practical in the trenches tips and pointers on eccentric training from yours truly – personal experience revealed! John always reviews the full-text of each study review on the show, but to see the abstract please go to: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24235981
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