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Accommodating resistance machines are sometimes called the simple


This has the effect of increasing the resistance toward the end of the concentric phase of the lift. VRT is a relatively new aspect of training, and as such has not been well studied.

The basis of its effects and effectiveness are largely anecdotal. In a recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioningresearchers sought to learn more about the effectiveness of VRT and how much resistance works the best.

The proposed reasons to use VRT are numerous.

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