This is the first comprehensive resource to cover this innovative approach to resistance training and conditioning that produces extraordinary results. Backed by evidence-based studies and readily incorporated into training programmes, eccentric training provides greater intensity to help individuals push past plateaus and increase muscular strength, endurance and power. Using this method, strength and conditioning professionals and personal trainers can also help their clients improve metabolism, manage their weight and facilitate injury rehabilitation.
Len Kravitz is an international fitness expert and has been an associate professor of exercise science at the University of New Mexico since 1999. A leader in the fitness industry for three decades, he has written more than 250 peer-reviewed articles. He has given more than 1,000 presentations at the most prestigious fitness conferences in the world. Aaron T. Bubbico earned his master's degree in exercise science from the University of New Mexico. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and for a decade has been working with clients of various ages and abilities, from novices to professionals. He focuses on helping his clients achieve their highest possible levels of fitness by incorporating a focused approach for strength, stability, conditioning, mobility and nutrition.
Chapter 1. Understanding Muscular Structure and the Physiological Mechanisms of Concentric and Eccentric Action; Chapter 2. Discovering the Eccentric Training Methods; Chapter 3. Boosting the Metabolism With Eccentric Exercise; Chapter 4. Eliminating Muscle Soreness With the Repeated Bout Approach; Chapter 5. Eccentric Training for Strength; Chapter 6. Eccentric Training for Endurance; Chapter 7. Eccentric Training for Explosive Power; Chapter 8. Eccentric Training for Weight Loss; Chapter 9. Eccentric Training for Muscle Hypertrophy; Chapter 10. Eccentric Exercise and Rehabilitation.