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by Tarma
Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Exercise speed/tempo
Replies: 12
Views: 14719

Re: Exercise speed/tempo

Hey, mattsouth. I hope you got your previous account back. Well, your workouts are very orthodox ! I think, since you are not doing bodybuilding (muscle mass is a secondary goal) and focusing on strength and power this type of workout is very effective for you. And of course you should be doing your...
by Tarma
Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Exercise speed/tempo
Replies: 12
Views: 14719

Re: Exercise speed/tempo

Hey, Kenny Croxdale.

Thank you so much for posting all of the info! Now I have all of this explained to me in one well structured message.
by Tarma
Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Exercise speed/tempo
Replies: 12
Views: 14719

Re: Exercise speed/tempo

Thank you very much, stuward !

That was exactly what I was looking for !
by Tarma
Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Exercise speed/tempo
Replies: 12
Views: 14719

Re: Exercise speed/tempo

I always hear that time under tension builds muscle mass. So it seems to me that doing exercises slower (putting more time under tension on them) will get me optimal results for hypertrophy, but I won't gain a lot of strength or power doing that. I'm not sure if this is true tough. My goals are as f...
by Tarma
Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Exercise speed/tempo
Replies: 12
Views: 14719

Re: Exercise speed/tempo

Thank you for the answer, Rucifer. So performing my lifts slow on purpose will give me maximum hypertrophy. Performing them fast (but with good form of course) will give me maximum power. Does this apply to every compound exercise? I train my whole body (legs included). It's just that my major conce...
by Tarma
Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Exercise speed/tempo
Replies: 12
Views: 14719

Exercise speed/tempo

Hello. If someone performs the bench press, should he always lower the bar down really slow (like counting down to 3) ? And should he always explode on the way up and try to get the bar up as quickly as possible ? I often hear the same old advice to use perfect form on all exercises (Bring the weigh...