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Congruent Exercise: How To Make Weight Training Easier On Your Joints

Yours is quite a “geeky” text with some quite deep ideas. The primary concern is not straining the deep muscles, secondary is to keep the superficial muscles loaded. Review muscle and joint science. Stopping the set because your muscles burn too much is not the same as a one-rep max; ideally your set is somewhere in between, maybe slightly more towards effort.

Try these methods for a few weeks.

James Goldstein marked it as to-read Jul 16, Personally, I prefer to start sets in strict form, and allow some ddesimone effort towards the end of the set, depending on the motivation for that day, without letting it deteriorate into something dangerous. Where you fit in that continuum really depends on your motivation and preference. Wednesday, November 18, Congruent Exercise: Do you think you could have avoided your injuries if you had been exrcise of these principles earlier?


People new to exercise hesitate to even begin weight training for fear of getting hurt. Showing of 26 reviews. Wherever you are in that, the trick is to balance effort with fatigue.

Good point, that about the 70s muscle myths, but no longer relevant to those attending.

This book should be on the shelf or Kindle of everyone serious about exercise. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Which then led to a nice moment. Learn more congfuent Amazon Giveaway.

I am going to have to reread this a few times.

Congruent Exercise: How To Make Weight Training Easier On Your Joints by Bill DeSimone

Its just amazing to find the wall sit in your book. The Moment Arm Exercise manual http: I will put up a proper review in a few days, but I am really savouring it at the moment. The body will select the largest muscle in a chain to bear the brunt of the work as an energy saving tactic; so if you are only doing chest presses and would like to try to develop more triceps, you have to do an elbow extension.

Harvey Lydiard marked it as to-read Jun 09, People new to exercise hesitate to even begin weight training for fear of getting hurt.


What is your view of negatives? I posted to Disqus after jumping some hoops but maybe its not appearing blil, not so far anyway. In the fall ofboth a one hour roundtable discussion between Bill, Skyler Tannerand Dr.

Janne Tervo marked it as congruejt May 28, Rather than using every exercise and technique in the books and magazines, only to have to cut them back over time, I would have been better off doing what I do now all along.

The biomechanics and physiology, though, still count; as far as I can tell, no evolutionary changes in the last ten years. Regards from a manual therapist and strength training advocate.

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Its that of basic physics. Great podcast from corporatewarrior and Bill DeSimone. Can you get a stronger, deesimone physique without risking your shoulders, back, and knees? Indeed, you make the point that you should avoid loading the “deep” muscles in your exercises – once that happens you are no longer focussing on the target muscles.