Fitness

Increase Strength with Low-Energy (Eccentric) Exercise

Eccentric exercise/training is a form of exercise that works well for the elderly, and also for people with cardiopulmonary or neurological issues. It challenges the muscles; increases muscle strength; protects the joints; and uses a lesser amount of energy. Eccentric training targets the muscle lengthening (elongation) phase of a muscle contraction by purposely slowing this… Continue reading Increase Strength with Low-Energy (Eccentric) Exercise