Range Of Motion: Training For More Muscle And Less Joint Pain
Here's Why You Should Understand Active Range Of Motion If You Want To Build More Muscle And Reduce Joint Pain
Range of motion. Exercise execution. Form. All things you hear frequently when it comes to performing exercises correctly.
But what do they even mean? And what adjustments should you make to your training for more effective workouts?
"Use a full range of motion."
No doubt you've heard this one. And while it's true, without further context, it's nothing more than a surface-level sound bite that could do you more harm than good.
You have to ask more questions in order to make the statement meaningful.
For example, a full range of motion of what? And for whom?
In this article, you'll discover everything you need to know about range of motion. More importantly, how you can assess and apply it to your training to build more muscle and save your joints from total destruction. Let's start off by tackling some common exercise myths.