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Isometric training (also known as static training) involves exercise in which the muscle length does not change during the duration of the time under tension. Translation: Isometric training is done by holding a static position for extended periods of time. During isometric training, nearly all muscle fibers are activated simultaneously, which is something that cannot be accomplished through traditional exercise movements. The result is increased blood flow, increased strength, and limited stress on joints. Isometric training is very beneficial for your general fitness level and should be incorporated into your workouts regularly.
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In Part I, we examined the major muscle groups involved in drawing and shooting your bow. It was clear that muscles involved in drawing and shooting your bow went well beyond your back and shoulders. In Part II, we went over some stretches and movements that can strengthen and add mobility to your rotator cuff muscles, thus improving strength and reducing the risk of injury. Now it is time to look at the resistance training that will strengthen the major muscle groups involved in shooting your bow Continue Reading…