New York Times

NYTMightyscan-editMighty Muscles Built in Slow Motion

“Owned by Adam Zickerman, a trainer, InForm is one of about 100 centers in the country that teach ‘Super Slow,’ a weight training technique that involves lifting weights in ultraslow motion. ‘When you lift quickly,’ Mr. Zickerman said, ‘the exercise goes by so fast, your muscles don’t have time to latch on to the movement. Moving very slowly fatigues the greatest number of muscle fibers.’ He adds that the majority of weight-training injuries are caused by extraneous movement of the body during weight lifting, a problem that he says is completely eliminated by the super slow technique.”

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