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Using Chains for Strength and Conditioning.

Berning, Joseph M. PhD, CSCS; Coker, Cheryl A. PhD; Adams, Kent J. PhD, CSCS

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summary: To maximize gains in size, speed, and strength, coaches may utilize alternative methods of training. Anecdotal evidence exists suggesting the effectiveness of chains as a resistance training modality. This article discusses that evidence as well as practical methods of incorporating chains in a resistance training program.

(C) 2004 National Strength and Conditioning Association


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