Advanced Lifting Techniques Best For Beginners

For a beginner, there are various do and don’t when they start lifting weights. One of the main factors behind this is the caution against lifting heavyweights. Though a bit of friendly advice is always handy but

Lead Portland personal trainer, Peter Fuller, showing us how to spot a client correctly

Lead Personal Trainer, Peter Fuller, making sure the form is perfect!

there is no hard and fast rule which states that a novice cannot lift weights. Just a little bit of caution is required in order to reach the advanced level, and one does not need to wait for years to achieve this. Some of the basic techniques which might be helpful in advanced lifting for any aspiring body builder irrespective of their experience are mentioned below.

Paused Reps – This kind of reps on various big lifts are one of the staple techniques for various competitive powerlifters who try to counter their various weak points. One of the main tools to achieve strength as well as hypertrophy at various levels would be by taking time to kill the momentum, reach into the bottom side of the motion and also exaggerate the loaded contraction.

Eccentric Reps – In this technique, the lowering of the lift is exaggerated which has a couple of benefits. One of this the fact that it exposes the muscles to more tension and also it taps into the various strongest muscles which are present in the body.

Pre-Exhaust methods – Few of the stronger muscles present in the body get activated in our body instead of the ones which we try to target. In order to get the maximum out of the workout, we would target those muscles which are strong in order to prevent them from blocking the ones we want to target.

Posted On September 8th, 2017

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