Bill DeSimone is the author of Congruent Exercise: How to Make Weight Training Easier on Your Joints. Bill De Simone. August 20, I. Introduction. A. ‘s bodybuilding lore part of today’s fitness industry. 1. s bodybuilding images. 2. Congruent Exercise by Bill DeSimone. 1. Congruent Exercise: A Trainer’s Guide To Biomechanics Bill DeSimone ; 2.

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It turns out that “soreness” I thought was a sign I had done a great workout was actually joint inflammation. And the second part is the false choice: Duplicated at every level of organization.

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Congruent Exercise: How To Make Weight Training Easier On Your Joints by Bill DeSimone

It all brings back the frustration I felt taking physics in high school, despite being very mathematically bull. Sangita marked it as to-read Jan 03, Review muscle and joint science.

Refresh and try again. Mike rated it it was ok Apr 04, Show Notes If a muscle creates more force when it contracts slowly, is this the result of orderly recruitment of muscle fibers?

In this new book, Bill is covering much of the same material that was in his first book – Moment Arm Exercise – but he has refined his presentation and the whole argument is very clearly presented. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Bill claims bilk his arms are not as large or developed as they were 20 years ago and he seems to attribute that to curls and extensions. Moment Arm Exercise and the real world Thinking about your principles — of trying to adopt movements which go through the most biomechanically correct joint motions — how do these ideas apply to everyday movements?


The second, Time, ran a multipage article in congrunt print edition last January; again, pros and cons, very balanced, very fair. I will put up a proper review in a few days, but I am really savouring it at the moment. Stream by clicking here. How to apply congruent exercise into an endurance context. I am a personal trainer and my specialty is Joint-Friendly Fitness.

Your routines go through exercises for chest, shoulders, triceps, lats, traps, biceps, quads, hamstrings etc. Denise Pepper marked it as to-read Jan 31, Customers who bought this item also bought. Indeed, you make the point that you should avoid loading the “deep” muscles in your exercises – once that happens you are no longer focussing on the target muscles.

Bill is an interesting and affable chap, and I think his ideas, for the most part, are spot-on. Bill DeSimone’s new book, Congruent Exercise, is exciting me!

Congruent Exercise: How To Make Weight Training Easier On Your Joints

Return to Book Page. Next, a man squatting in a smith machine, no bottom stops, breaks exrecise lock in his knees, continues to descend to where his spine gets crushed and turns into a quadriplegic. Harshad rated it really liked it Dec 31, Bill DeSimone’s new book, Congruent Exercise, is exciting me! The picture on the right,is the best shape I was ever able to get in before or since. After he giggled his way thru a hash of a sit his old man – his nickname for me is “Old 45” – displayed solid rxercise and made it look easy.

Monday, November 17, Optimal Exercise: I think you’ll be surprised. Thanks for telling us about the problem. How to exercise effectively at home and with almost nothing at all. Books by Bill DeSimone. All or nothing thinking: Like the last question says, I’m a regular guy just looking for “a decent, effective workout at home with just a set of dumbbells? The body will select the largest muscle in a chain to bear the brunt of the work as an energy saving tactic; so if you are only doing chest presses and would like to try to develop more triceps, you have to do an elbow extension.


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You may know him from his manuals, Moment Arm Exercise, and Congruent Exerciseand from his talks and videos. People new to exercise hesitate to even begin weight training for fear of getting hurt. Exercises are described and are linked to his youtube channel for viewing. My take on a consolidated routine e.

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If I am to strengthen the muscles that are responsible for this motion, what do I do? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Hello Sports Guy, Chris directed me to your comment. Try the Congrufnt edition and experience these great reading features: Ari marked it as to-read Feb 08, The primary concern is not straining the deep muscles, secondary is to keep the superficial muscles loaded.

Started training with weights in the 70s. Sorry to learn that you find the comment system challenging.