Tag: weights

Returning to Slow Motion Weight Training

Earlier this year I decided to abandon my normal weight lifting protocol and try slow motion weight lifting. Body By Science is a stellar book and it made an excellent case for slow motion weight training using machines. How did … [continue reading]

The Perfect Number of Reps Is…

I have said repeatedly that most of the people lifting weights in the gym use too many reps and not enough weight. What is the perfect number of repetitions? Before I give you my answer, let us define the reason … [continue reading]

My Exercise Program – April 2010 Edition

Last month I shared my current diet program in the post What I Eat and What I Don’t Eat – March 2010 Edition. Now it is time to discuss the exercise part of the equation. Note that I don’t … [continue reading]

Is Slow Motion Weight Training Superior?

In January I read two books that advocated using a super slow movement while weight training. One of the books was awful and one was outstanding. I ended my review of the second book with this statement:

Will I

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Body By Science

This is an outstanding book that challenged many of my beliefs about weight training.

Body by Science
Body by Science by Doug McGuff and John Little makes a damn good case for super slow weight training. As I stated in a previous post[continue reading]

I Wanted to “Slow” Burn This Book

Three fitness authors that I respect are supporters of slow weightlifting. I personally have yet to be convinced, but I wanted to challenge my beliefs. This book failed to do so.

The Slow Burn Fitness Revolution: The Slow Motion Exercise That Will Change Your Body in 30 Minutes a Week
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