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Just negatives on Curls?


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Excerpt: Today was arm day and for one reason or another I decided for my dumbbell curls to do three sets of just the negative part of them. I seemed to get a much better pump than usual from doing this, I was able to go heavier than if I was doing fulls curls, plus when I was done my arms were in alot more pain than usual. Since I figured 2 negatives would equal one "curl", I was able to do 12 each set, which I figured would be equivelent to 6 curls. Anybody know if just doing the negative part of

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    Today was arm day and for one reason or another I decided for my dumbbell curls to do three sets of just the negative part of them. I seemed to get a much better pump than usual from doing this, I was able to go heavier than if I was doing fulls curls, plus when I was done my arms were in alot more pain than usual. Since I figured 2 negatives would equal one "curl", I was able to do 12 each set, which I figured would be equivelent to 6 curls. Anybody know if just doing the negative part of curls long term could promote good muscle growth?

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    Negatives are good for activating hypertrophy.........by the sounds of it.......thats what you want.

    Try lowering the weight for 3 seconds pausing for one then blast it up with good form.
    in my eyes thats the best

    3 second lowering for hypertrophy (add more seconds to really burn)
    1 second pause (plus the 3 lowering) takes away the stretch shortening cycle......letting you blast up a weight that will seem heavier (because it is.....your not "cheating the weight up")

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