What are negative sets? Negative sets are worked at a tempo with emphasis on the lowering phase of the movement. Focusing on the eccentric phase of an exercise confuses the muscle making it handle the weight differently and Is a great way to increase strength and promote growth!
Bench Press (Negative sets) Tempo: 3:1:1 Means… 3 seconds lowering the bar down to your chest, once second hold, one second explosion back up to the starting position and repeat for remaining reps & sets. Give this negative based chest workout a try!
Hope you enjoy this workout and feel the benefits of negative training! If you’re looking for good ways to improve strength make sure you read our ‘Top 3 Tips To Improve Strength’ article if you haven done already! (click here to read) Any other questions or enquiries feel free to contact me! Like, Comment and Share this article!
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