Supramaximal Eccentrics: Effect on Strength and Performance

The use of eccentric training for increasing strength or hypertrophy is not a new concept. It is thought that the added time under tension and increased muscle damage caused by eccentric emphasis during training will result in greater gains in muscle cross sectional area. Since individuals are able to lower more weight eccentrically than they …

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Overview of 3 Advanced Strength and Power Training Methods

Getting untrained or even moderately trained athletes stronger and more explosive can be accomplished relatively easily with traditional training methods. However, the more advanced the athlete becomes, with a greater training history, increases in strength and power are harder to come by. Marginal gains can still be observed with consistent training. Increasing body mass may …

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