SUPERSLOW TRAINING IMPROVES STRENGTH FACTORS
Blount, P. J., Caterisano, A., Greer, B., Fletcher, B., Farmer, J., Stewart, P., & Norton, J. (2003). The effect of SUPERSLOW training on strength parameters in college aged males. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35(5), Supplement abstract 2075.
College-age males (N = 39) were assigned to a traditional exercise (ACSM recommended), SUPERSLOW, and control (no formal activity) training condition for 16 weeks. SUPERSLOW training represents a high-intensity, low velocity resistance program and consequently, should be expected to improve strength related factors.
SUPERSLOW improved upper limb muscle endurance and lower limb muscle strength. Traditional training did not improve those features.
Implication. SUPERSLOW training improves strength related factors.
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