|08-26-2013, 10:44 AM||#11|
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Central California
Training Exp: 7-8 years
Training Type: Fullbody
Fav Exercise: Bench Press and Curls Bro
Fav Supp: Opti-Men Multi Vit
I use slow eccentrics now, sparringly (if at all). For example, I was out of town a few weeks ago and the timeshare I was at only had dumbells that went up to 50lbs. In order to have a semi effective upper body session, I did slow eccentrics on the flat db bench. I felt using them allowed me to get a decent workout in.
Another example is band tricep pulldowns at home. I only have minibands. I have started using slow eccentrics to increase the usefulness of the movement. Still though, this is on an ancillary movement and I am still hammering my triceps with heavy OHP, heavy bench press, Incline press, and CGBP through out the week.
Zdravko Veselin Gaeta
I am not a powerlifter nor am I a bodybuilder. I just want to be big and strong.
|08-26-2013, 11:01 AM||#12|
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: St. Johns, FL
Training Exp: 15
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Squat
I do them sometimes on isolation type movements. Other than that, I don't think you could convince me of it being a smart decision on a compound movement.
Best meet lifts: 1040squat, 705 bench, 730 deadlift
Best total: 1040-680-730=2450
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