You Don’t Know What True Full Range Of Motion Means
The biggest myth in strength training is thinking that moving through the full range of motion in exercises means you’re training or getting stronger through that entire range.
It’s a myth because there’s the exercise range of motion, and there’s the effective range of motion of the exercise. The effective range of motion is what matters for true full range of motion strength training.
How to Build Full Range of Motion Strength
Exercises are tools. You must know how to use them properly in order to improve your overall physique while building a more adaptable body that is strong throughout the body’s full range of motion.
True full range of motion strength is only successfully accomplished when you train each muscle group in both of the two strength zones.
There are two general categories (or zones) of strength exercises based on what range of motion in a given joint movement they target. Here they are
Optimizing your strength training involves using at least one exercise from each strength zone for each muscle group. This will strengthen different portions of the range of motion in each main joint movement.
When you’re choosing exercises, this approach guarantees that you’ll build true full-range strength.
Strength Zone training is about analyzing exercises less based on whether they are considered a compound or isolation exercise, or a primary or secondary lift, but based on how a given exercise puts force across tissues and joints to first determine which strength zone an exercise trains.
The Five Advantages Of SZT
The following are five advantages to building true full range of motion strength by using the strength zone training system:
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