Tag: Isolation

Tongue Position and Gains?

This ground-breaking study found that the position of your tongue in your mouth can influence power production in isolation exercises. Pushing your tongue against the roof of your mouth resulted in significantly greater power production than other positions! More research needs to be performed to see if this effect is useful in other types of […]

When to use Isolation Exercises

Several studies have found that isolation exercises are no more effective at building muscle mass than compound movements and others have shown that adding isolation exercises to a compound movement-only program offered no additional benefits. However, other studies show that certain muscles, like the rectus femoris, are more effectively targeted by isolation exercises and therefore […]

Pin It on Pinterest

X