Eccentric Training: The mechanics of Running & Exercise Examples
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On this episode Brodie illustrates the importance of eccentric control for runners. He breaks down the different phases of the running cycle and points out different muscle groups undertaking eccentric control. Next, Brodie dives into the benefits of eccentric training including force production, flexibility and rehabilitation purposes. We finish with listing off some key eccentric exercises, how to change the tempo of your current exercises and how to practically implement each. 
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