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  1. lawrencel715

    lawrencel715 New Member

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    Reading an old t-nation article and found it kinda interesting. maybe this has been brought up before here, but what do you guys think about lifting fast versus slow?

    waterbury says this:

    I can’t even begin to name all of the misleading advice that’s been dished out by newsstand muscle magazines, but one of the biggest misconceptions is slow training. I don’t know why in the hell trainees think they should lift a load slowly, maybe because it’s easier to lift slowly, or maybe because they can "feel" the muscles working. Either way, it’s pure bullshit that leads to inferior results.
    If you want strength and size, you better learn to start lifting fast. How fast? As fast as humanly possible without compromising

    thoughts?

    link: http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do?id=529331
     
  2. igo4bmx

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    isn't that called speed work in powerlift talk?
     
  3. Ceaze

    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    Waterbury articles aren't worth reading
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    Yes, but chad is re-inventing it bro.
     
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    RICK RO$$ Active Member

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    yeah Waterbury is one of the most worthless writers on t-nation and thats saying something.
     
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    I got this shit called fast cookin. I cut the christina aguilera with da arm n hammer and cook it up in one of my niggaz kitchens. Cook it up real fast and I'm out.
     
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  8. Mike McDermott

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    truth
     
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    dood stick to basic lifting for 2-3 yrs first bro
     
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    lawrencel715 New Member

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    so what tempo does everyone do here? i just never thought about this whole thing. i just try to lift heavy and attain the reps i want. i guess i've been doing slow tempo.
     
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    probably doesnt really matter dude
     
  12. Mike McDermott

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    what are your goals?
     
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    changing up your lifting tempo would serve as a stimulus to 'shock' your muscles into growing. confirm/deny
     
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    Waterbury ain't got nothin on the SuperSlowZone™
     
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    strength, so i'm guessing slow huh?
     
  16. Mike McDermott

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    not necessarily!

    you may want to read the articles on elitefts.com
     
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    Explosive positive, slow controlled negative. Thats all you need to worry about. And even then, it probably makes a marginal difference. Personally, I try to move the weight as fast as possible on the positive on all but my heaviest sets on most lifts.
     
  18. grampositivecocci

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    slow training has its applications, not really for most of us though.

    like ceaze has said, Waterbury is a fucking retard.
     
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    Just go at the natural speed that a specific weight will dictate. The higher the velocity of contraction the less force you can generate.
     
  20. igo4bmx

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    i kind of equate moving the weight fast as an easier way to lift more weight. Imagine pushing a car in neutral- much easier when the car is moving faster then slower to keep it going.
     
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    how can one shift through shit articles by shit authors on a website, that i was under the impression is a reputable site?
     
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