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The Benefits of Weight Lifting

new study out of Australia showed that people who lowered weights had the same benefits as people who lifted them.

Wait what? The researchers say that all you need is eccentric contraction, or lengthening muscle contraction. They found that people who lowered a weight saw the same improvement as those who raised and lowered weights, even when they only did half the number of repetitions.

Problem is: How do you get them up in order to lower them?

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