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  • Writer's pictureKrystian Buszta

Flywheel training vs. Weight training

Objectives:

The purpose of this meta analysis was to examine the effect of flywheel (FW) resistance training with Eccentric Overload (FW - EOT) on muscle size and functional capacities (i.e strength and power) in athletes and healthy subjects, and to compare FW - induced adaptations with those triggered by traditional resistance exercises.


Conclusions:


This meta - analysis provides evidence supporting the superiority of FW - EOT, compared with traditional weight - stack exercise, to promote skeletal muscle adaptations in terms of strength, power and size in healthy subjects and athletes.




Full article you can find below:


Maroto-Izquierdo S, García-López D, Fernandez-Gonzalo R, Moreira OC, González-Gallego J, de Paz JA. Skeletal muscle functional and structural adaptations after eccentric overload flywheel resistance training: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Sci Med Sport. 2017 Oct;20(10):943-951. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.03.004. Epub 2017 Mar 21. PMID: 28385560.

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