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Connected Strength Training

How Muscles Work (Part 2 of 2)

This is the second of a two part series explaining how muscles work. In this first article we describe the gross structure of skeletal muscle; in the second article I describe skeletal muscle ultrastructure and how muscles develop tension. Skeletal Muscle Ultrastructure Highly technical and sophisticated techniques that include electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, histochemical staining,…
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Comparison: Force Profile from Weights vs Resistance Bands

The most common way to train for strength is to use weights, and whether you use free weights or selectorized weight stack machines the experience felt by the body is similar. Moving a fixed mass against the force of gravity is a familiar routine to our muscles. After all, this phenomenon happens every time we…
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Measuring Force with ShapeLog’s ShapeSense Select

I have had long conversations about ShapeLog’s ShapeSense Select (Select) only to later realize that an important feature (THE most important feature, really) is not understood. The sensor doesn’t just measure motion. It also measures force! When the Select is slipped onto a cable or belt an arm on the UST redirects the cable such…
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