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2 Questions


#1

@ CT

1) I was wondering what is structural balance to you? Do you agree that a max in one lift should be a relative percentage of another lift?

2) When is is appropriate to do controlled slow concentrics?


#2

[quote]nickj_777 wrote:
@ CT

  1. I was wondering what is structural balance to you? Do you agree that a max in one lift should be a relative percentage of another lift?

  2. When is is appropriate to do controlled slow concentrics?[/quote]

1 I wrote an article about it (Know your ratio fix you weakness) so I do believe in it. It is not an exact thing because some people have leverages that are advantageous to some lifts while being horrible for other lifts, but it can be a good place to start when evaluating someone.

  1. When doing isolation work/constant tension work to build muscle via growth factor release and not intense muscle loading.