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Are the most body movements isotonic or isometric?


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2011-02-23 20:29:59
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Most body movements involve isotonic muscle contractions: the muscle fibers either lengthen or shorten as they contract.

An isometric contraction involves the muscle fibers staying the same length. Holding something steady, or pushing against a brick wall, are examples of isometric contraction.

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The best exercises, from a beneficial point of view, are ones that involve isotonic contractions, both eccentric and concentric because these are the most natural for our bodies. These actions will put the synovial joints through a variety of movements that will help them keep their synovial fluid flowing. Static activities, like isometric contractions where the muscles do not change length are used for building strength, but they do so at the expense of freely flowing synovial fluid. A good exercise routine should include both isotonic and isometric exercises, including stretches before and after.

Isometric excersises cause less strain and stress on the joints themselves, and they are most often used in less strenous trainings, but they often give people a great range of motion compared to isotonic exercises.

Isometric exercises are exercises that are done statically, meaning there is no range of motion while training. The muscles are engaged against a resistance, but do not move. Examples of isometric exercises: The plank for abs, wall sits (sitting against a wall and holding the position), calf raises in which you remain static at the top of the lift. Isotonic exercises cause muscles to contract or extend while engaging resistance. This includes bicep curls, push ups, squats, and most other exercises.

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An isometric contraction is when your muscles contract but there is no movement. To do one you just need to apply a force to an immovable object. In the strength training sense it is done typically using a power rack or weight lifting cage. The isometric contraction is done typically at the most difficult point of a isotonic lift and is held for 8-12 seconds at maximum exertion. The support pins of the power rack are set at the desired height and a steel bar is then pushed against them to perform the isometric contraction.

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