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Fitness Tips For 10/31/2012
High Tension Training
Tension is your friend
By Dwayne Hines
Do you like muscle tension? Most people try to unload tension from
their body – even in the gym. That's why people cheat on a
repetition. Cheating decreases the pain level and makes a tough
exercise a little more bearable.
Unfortunately the act of unloading tension from the muscle also
unloads the best muscle building tool you can bring to bear on
those muscles. Tension forces a muscle to grow. Muscles are
stubborn and won’t grow easily. It takes something real nasty
to make them grow, and that nasty factor is tension. When you do
away with the tension, you in turn do away with any change of
How do you employ tension for the benefit of building bigger
muscles? First you have to be aware of it. You have to do the
opposite of what most people do – instead of avoiding tension,
you have to seek it out. You have to deliberately go after all
the tension you can get in your repetitions and sets.
How does this play itself out? The curl provides a good example.
People swing the bar up, removing tension at both the bottom and
top of the movement. They hold the top of the movement too long.
Anyone who hesitates at the top or bottom of the curl movement is
allowing the muscles a rest. The longer the hesitation, the more
rest the muscles get. And when muscles are resting, they are not
The same thing is true across the board for the training of the
other major muscle groups. You want them under tension during the
active portion of the workout. You don’t want to sneak the muscles
a little rest here and there because that rest is your enemy.
Certainly rest is a key factor for building muscle - away from the
gym. However, when you are in the gym, and more particularly in the
middle of a set, you don’t want the muscles resting, you want them
working. Muscles get little enough work as it is so keep them under
tension during your workout.
Tension hurts. It is painful to keep the muscles under tension and
most people shy away from it. But tension provides the spark for
growth, and that is what you want.
Dwayne Hines is the author of "The Growth Zone" – a new approach to
building mass muscle fast.
See The Muscle Growth Zone
And "Conditioning for Fighting" – a mixed training approach for those
who want to improve their fight conditioning.
See Conditioning for Fighting
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