The eccentric phase of an exercise contributes more to muscle growth when compared to the concentric phase. This is due to more resistance against gravitational forces during the eccentric part of the movement. The concentric contraction is most responsible for improvements to athletic performance.
Regular strength training increases muscle which is good for the bones and joints leading to a healthy body. You’ll find everyday tasks become easier, such as carrying groceries and walking up the stairs and thanks to the release of endorphins, you’ll have an elevated mood.
Exercising at home has become increasingly popular over the past few years, with people keen to incorporate a good training routine without the need for attending a gym. There was a significant spike in working out at home during covid lockdowns due to gym closures and a number of surveys suggest that those who began working out at home, plan on continuing.
The landmine press is a compound exercise, meaning that it targets a number of muscles. The muscles worked during this exercise include the deltoids, scapular stabilizers, triceps, upper back, upper chest muscles and the abdominals.
Strength training may seem like a modern concept but in fact dates back centuries. Back in the early days it was necessary for man to be strong and fast for the purpose of hunting.