Eccentric exercises — focusing on the down phase of a move — offer major benefits for those looking to get stronger. Here’s how to use them in your workout.
Karla Walsh is a freelance writer, restaurant reviewer and level-one sommelier, who balances her love of food and drink with her passion for fitness. (Or tries to, at least!) When she’s not on the hunt for a(nother) sparkly dress, you’ll find the personal trainer and group fitness instructor splitting time between the gym, the latest food and drink spots in her hometown of Des Moines, Iowa and exploring the world on adventure travel excursions. Her writing has been published on Shape.com, FitnessMagazine.com, RedbookMag.com, WomensHealthMag.com, Prevention.com and more.
Articles by Karla Walsh
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