Accommodating resistance

There are three major mechanisms for strength training involving dynamic voluntary muscle contraction against external resistance.

As you work down the graph, strength-speed is next.

3) The use of accommodating resistance on extensor movements is particularly effective for added muscle mass and power. Tricep extension variations spring to mind.

4) One of the main tools of accommodating resistance – chains, at least in the United Kingdom, are notoriously hard to buy. Contact Watson Gym and read the Men’s Health article to get a 10% off coupon code.

NIFS has recently updated the weight room, including seven new half racks.

Each rack has lower band pegs, and almost all of the racks have chains on the hooks at the top of the rack.