Cannon, Joe
January 2011
Today's Dietitian;Jan2011, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p66
The article discusses the advantages and the disadvantages of eccentric training. It states that studies about eccentric training have revealed that the exercise increases the metabolic rate by nine percent over resting levels. It is inferred that individuals who will undergo eccentric training directly are prone to muscle injury since it takes longer to improve muscle strength. It mentions that a personal trainer is required in eccentric training which is one of the downsides of the exercise.


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