Gym - Weight Training

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concentric contraction

positive phase

eccentric contraction

negative phase

isometric contraction

holding the muscle in place

inhale

breath during the negative phase

exhale

breath during the positive phase

strength/mass or size

more weights, less repetition

tone and maintain

middle weights, middle repetition

endurance/cut or definition

less weights, more repetition

overload principle

states that you must work your body at levels that it normally doesn't encounter

specific principle

states that you must excercise a particular component of fitness in order to improve that particular component

FITT principle

in order to keep improving your muscle development

frequency intensity time task

FITT

sequencing exercises

the order of exercises to be performed

large muscle group to small muscle group

order of sequence

spotters, clamps and pins, proper technique on the lifts, stay within your limits, follow all safety rules

general safety procedures

deltoids

shoulder muscles

pectorals

chest muscles

hamstrings

back of leg muscles

quadriceps

front of leg muscles

gluteus maximus

butt muscles

deltoids, pectorals, triceps

muscles worked in bench press

quadriceps

muscles worked in knee extension

gluteus maximus, hamstrings

muscles worked in leg curls

quadriceps

muscles worked in leg press

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