Friday, August 16, 2013

Certain Machines May be Wasting Your Time

Along the lines of strength training and Free Weights v. Machines:



This article points out better alternatives to spending too much time on particular machine based exercises.

Machines do have their place particularly for those so deconditioned that safely self supporting weight might be a problem.

They also have their place as 'finishers' in targeting a specific area after the supporting core and musculature has been fatigued.  Also they are perfectly  suited to some bodybuilding routines focusing on developing a particular area.  But, even then they are often best used as a supplement to multi-joint movements not as the basis for a whole routine.

See the article below for more:
http://dailyburn.com/life/2013/08/15/worst-exercise-machines/
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