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Concentric vs. Eccentric Exercise. Which is Better For Strength and Hypertrophy?

man holding a pullup position

In this week's episode of The Clinical Gap Podcast, I cover a recent study (PMID 36107233) that compared the effects of concentric-only, eccentric-only, and concentric-eccentric resistance training of the biceps on muscle strength and hypertrophy (muscle growth).

Main takeaway? Don’t skip the eccentrics.

You can read more about this topic in the recent blog post 'Comparing the Concentric vs The Eccentric Part of Resistance Exercises.'

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