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Isometric vs isotonic exercise?

Isometric vs isotonic exercise?

Move or not?: Muscle contractions can be divided into: •isotonic (constant tension through rom-range of motion) basically but not exactly like free wts. Most effect on weakest point •isometric (no movement) •isokinetic (motion is at aconstant speed but the force varies) requires complicated special equipment but does strengthen the muscle through its entire range equally. ...Read more

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Isotonic exercise versus isokinetic exercises, what are the differences?

Isotonic exercise versus isokinetic exercises, what are the differences?

How its done: Muscle contractions can be divided into: •isotonic (constant tension through rom-range of motion) basically but not exactly like free wts. Most effect on weakest point •isometric (no movement) •isokinetic (motion is at aconstant speed but the force varies) requires complicated special equipment but does strengthen the muscle through its entire range equally. ...Read more

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Is there moving isotonic exercise?

Is there moving isotonic exercise?

Many like nautilus: Isotonic only means the same resistance throughout motion. Old nautilus machines purported to do that. ...Read more

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How effective is isotonic vs isometric exercise?

How effective is isotonic vs isometric exercise?

Balanced approach: Isotonic is what most people think of when they think of exercise. Isometric works the muscle without moving. In other words its like trying to lift an object that you can't move. They both have pluses and minuses. A balanced approach to exercise is the best approach. ...Read more

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Getting Flat Abs (Tip)

Getting Flat Abs

Getting your spouse to exercise with you will help you both! ...See more

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Whats the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

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 against an immovable object or by simultaneously contracting opposing muscles, such as by pressing the hands together. There is no joint movement. Isotonic occurs when a contracting muscle shortens against a constant load, as when lifting a weight. ...Read more

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What is the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise?

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 against an immovable object or by simultaneously contracting opposing muscles, such as by pressing the hands together. There is no joint movement. Isotonic occurs when a contracting muscle shortens against a constant load, as when lifting a weight. ...Read more

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Over exercise syntom?

Over exercise syntom?

Soreness +: Overexcercise may damage the muscle, joints, ligaments, tendons etc and all of these may result in soreness, swelling, bruising etc depending on the type and severity of injury. ...Read more

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How regularly should I exercise?

How regularly should I exercise?

20 - 30 minutes: three times weekly is good. Daily is much better. Brisk walking is good, but at 25 you can run. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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