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Laurenmc
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
A contraction that occurs while a muscle is lengthening

An eccentric contraction occurs when a muscle is activated while it is lengthening, such as during the return phase of a bicep curl -...Read More

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Akshay Sonawane
Answered: Sep 04, 2018

5-10 seconds

To improve flexibility stretch should be held for 30 seconds.

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Laurenmc
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
Bicep Curl

A bicep curl uses only one muscle group across one joint, therefore it is an isolation exercise.

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Laurenmc
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
Protein

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Laurenmc
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
Exertion phase - 2 seconds. Return phase - 3 seconds

The return phase should be slightly slower than the exertion phase in order to keep the weight controlled.

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Laurenmc
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
Increase in strength

When you begin resistance training, you are not only training the muscle fibres but also the neural connections, these connections adapt faster than muscle tissue and...Read More

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Laurenmc
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
When you can do every set plus at least 2 additional repetitions

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Laurenmc
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
Breathe out on the exertion phase and breathe in on the return phase

The correct breathing for resistance training is to breathe out on the exertion phase of the exercise (usually the first...Read More

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Laurenmc
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
All of the above

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Laurenmc
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
Free weights

Free weights are generally a better choice as your body is forced to work harder to maintain the correct position and alignment - this means you have to switch on more muscles...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 10, 2020
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