TITLE

Positive vs. Negative

AUTHOR(S)
Fritz, Timothy C.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Nov2000, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p228
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains the difference between concentric contraction and eccentric contraction in bodybuilding. Importance of these two phases of contraction for muscle development; Tips on bodybuilding which involved these both phases.
ACCESSION #
3609737

 

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