It’s the holy grail of calisthenics training.
Highly needed, but rarely used.
I’m talking about eccentric loading.
Imagine yourself driving a Formula 1 race car.
Your are speeding over the road, passing your competitors as if they are standing still.
The crowd is going wild at every corner, because you make the unimaginable look easy. Like the next Verstappen.
And then in the final turn, right before you finish in world record time, get 100k in prize money and go into the books of history, you decide to release the gas.
You stop holding the steering wheel and decide that you are finished with the race.
That’s what you are doing with your pull ups, chin ups, push ups and all your exercises.
You take your foot off the gas, right before the finish.
It’s a shame, because you are skipping the rewarding part of the race.
Let me tell you how you can cross that finish line full throttle and get most out of your exercises. (more…)