Bill DeSimone is the author of Congruent Exercise: How to Make Weight Training Easier on Your Joints. Bill De Simone. August 20, I. Introduction. A. ‘s bodybuilding lore part of today’s fitness industry. 1. s bodybuilding images. 2. Congruent Exercise by Bill DeSimone. 1. Congruent Exercise: A Trainer’s Guide To Biomechanics Bill DeSimone ; 2.

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A college football player doing barbell step ups, either twists his ankle coming off the bench exercide returning to the rack, injures his spine, again putting his ability to walk at risk. A related question — could a hypothetical guy me for example!

Geert marked it as to-read Jan 11, A more congruent exercise than “twisting” would be a turn against resistance: It all brings back the frustration I felt taking physics in high school, despite being very mathematically inclined. Based on my observations of the other speakers and the reaction to my slides, I made a few changes to how I presented going forward.

Weight training, at its best, is hard on the joints. Hello Sports Guy, Chris directed me to your comment.

It was the first year for our teacher after returning from ‘Nam and getting his edu degree, and he had some different ideas about how to run a classroom.

If you are new to the ideas I would recommend that you first of all watch the video I posted here. People new to exercise hesitate to even begin weight training for fear of getting hurt.


Difference between metaphor and science. When it’s too late to do anything about it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. DeSimone, who seems to know more about the biomechanics of the human body than almost anyone alive, explains in detail the problems with many common gym exercises, and either how to fix them, or what movements to replace them with.

This is not affiliated. Showing of 26 reviews. Next, a man squatting in a smith machine, no bottom stops, breaks the lock in his knees, continues to descend to where his spine gets crushed and turns into a quadriplegic. Whilst its not essential, I encourage you to buy this book and read it to understand a lot of the terminology used in this interview.

Congruent Exercise

Does Bill suggest working those exercises ocngruent that particular order? I like it when that happens, when you find something “new” but which makes so much sense because it is not really new, it is obvious when you put the pieces together. Correct; the speed that minimizes momentum is the right speed. Can you get a stronger, toned physique without risking your shoulders, back, and knees?

It turns out that “soreness” I thought was a sign I had done a great workout was actually joint inflammation.

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Maybe you had bad posture or just moved wrong for years, and you were going to have this injury at some point and it just happened during your workout.


Now, I want that, too, but I also want the right side. There are already a couple of good interviews with Bill on the internet — from Doug and Anthony — but as I was reading the manual I kept on coming up with other questions and Bill has agreed to answer them….

The following pics support this conversation: Christoph marked it as to-read Feb 24, RTA approximates Muscle Torque. Little did Exercse know in the 70s, that within ten years, big money athletes, movie stars, performers would want information on how to use steroids.

Due to the lever system, the internal forces are always dramatically higher than the weight in the hand, as I explain in the manual. In my experience, the most important factors in improving fitness are patience and consistency.

Conditioning Research: Congruent Exercise: An Interview with Bill DeSimone

It is the logic of it I like, when things hold together in consistent ways. Jan 05, Ronald rated it really liked it Shelves: Had my son look at the wall sit pics in the book last night.

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