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R U ready: Any exercize result depends on what you put into it strength gains only occur at the angle you use in the exercise. During an exercise, blood flow ... Read More

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
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Isometric: You can look up these exercises online because there are many for different muscles. Basically it's tightening or contracting of the muscle with out m ... Read More
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Depends What Muscle: Isometrics focuses on isolating muscle groups and strength training without changing the length of the muscle like you would with range of movement t ... Read More
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Isotonic/isometric: Both are effective, just different. It is easier to do isometric. True isotonic is more challenging.
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Dr. Ray Tidman
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Iso=static, fixed: Metric = length, so isometric = static length. Exercise in general involves applying a force. In isometric the application of force is against a fix ... Read More
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See your doctor.: Isometric exercise, like weight lifting, can definitely build muscles, which helps capabilities/fitness, but is limited because it does not help cardi ... Read More
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Static movement : Isometric exercises involve contracting muscles while there is no movement with the exercise. The goal is to strengthen the muscle by using a force t ... Read More
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Motion-No Motion: Isometric exercise is where muscle force is exerted without changing the length of the muscle fibers. This is accomplished by pushing or pulling again ... Read More
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Are different: Isometric exercise is where muscle force is exerted without changing the length of the muscle fibers. This is accomplished by pushing or pulling again ... Read More
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All exercise: All isometric exercise tones the body. Isometric only means muscle contraction without motion. Like playing statue. Supermans tone the back surface an ... Read More
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