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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-19-2010, 07:56 AM Thread Starter
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Is there any benefit to static lifting?

Just to keep workouts mixed up, I was wanting to know if there's any benefit to static resitance workouts? Like holding weights mid rep for as long as you can before finishing the last rep?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-19-2010, 03:27 PM
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There can be. One thing I like to do to get the most out of my DB shoulder raises is hold the weights out on the last rep as long as I can until they gradually fall to my side. You gotta wring every ounce of effort out. I wouldn't theme a whole workout after it, but it definitely has its benefits, especially in an area that is stubborn to grow.
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