Get Stronger and Stay Honest
With Pause Reps
Contributor – Strength and Conditioning, Injury Prevention and Rehab
Pausing at the bottom of the repetition allows the elastic energy to dissipate while simultaneously breaking your momentum. There is no stored energy to take advantage of, no kinetic energy to roll with. When you pause, all you’ve got is your muscles to produce the force you need. No tricks, no cheats, just pure strength.