Tag Archives: Hypertrophy

The Application of Concentric-Only Training (Part 2)

Before we start, make sure you’ve checked out my introduction to concentric-only training and the first part of this double header. A bit more practicality for this instalment, we’ll be looking at how to apply concentric-only training to the big … Continue reading

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The Application of Concentric-Only Training (Part 1)

Last time out I posted an introduction to concentric-only training, this article will build on these principles and look at its potential application. Why Use It? Here’s a quick recap. Ditching the eccentric portion of an exercise makes it less … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Concentric-Only Training

Concentric-only training has exploded over the last two years or so and with the publication of this study last week, I’m sure that this training modality will continue its rapid surge in popularity. So, what is this ‘concentric-only’ training and … Continue reading

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G is for… Get On Up!

James Brown couldn’t make his mind up whether to get on up or get on down – luckily, we can only accept his first answer. Training hard is great but I think that we all underestimate the importance of being … Continue reading

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Single Leg Torture

Today, I went into the gym with free rein. A post-comp recovery week was on the cards but as I’m (or was, at least) feeling pretty fresh, I thought I’d try a few things out and have a bit of … Continue reading

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Cluster Training Methods

In the first part of this double-header we introduced the concept of cluster training and why it might be useful to look at incorporating it into your training. Now for the fun part! Today I’ll talk you through some of … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Cluster Training

Cluster training involves breaking individual sets down into smaller pieces – or clusters – with a short rest period in between them. By employing repetitions in clusters we can effectively ‘cheat’ a set by performing more reps at a higher … Continue reading

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