When working on negatives, how do you determine how much weight should be added?

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  1. therealdeal

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    Acura, Pur, Cave etc?
     
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    I dunno, I've never done negatives.
     
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    Something about doing more than 120% of what you can do on postitive being too taxing on your CNS, not sure. Doesn't matter anyway, as doing negatives is for the weakminded.
     
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    I've heard negatives dont actually build any muscle :dunno: they just overtrain you and are a great way to injure
     
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    yeah, because there are many strength coaches that support it, Things such as weight releasers are a comon parctice!
     
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    negative plus negative = positive so you just have to take off weight, subtracting weight from the bar, then do your negative reps and that makes it a positive workout
     
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    I can't tell if youre being sarcastic or not.

    All I know is that while my dead/squat numbers go up relatively easily when I eat properly, my bench numbers rarely change.
     
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    I am being serious, Weight releasers train the Eccentric phase, and are comonly used. My bench numbers have not changed in a while either, so i have no advice for you there.
     
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    Cool.
    Well obviously there is research that supports eccentric training as Thibaudeau pointed out. Actually it sounds like a negative day every couple of weeks could help me out a bunch, as of now I don't do any negative training.
     
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    . we already talked about this you have no upper body base
     
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    Done and done. And I mean DONE.
     
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    I am trying to work on this
     
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