SLOW LIFTING BUILDS HUGE MUSCLES
Deliberate, controlled lifts ensure proper form and accelerate muscular gains.
Slow and steady is a smart strategy for lowering a weight, but lifting it quickly activates more type II muscle fibers, which have the greatest growth potential. Bottom line: "Vary your lifting speed," saysHenkin. "In the bench press, for example, pause every 5 inches on the way down, and then push up explosively." Varying your pace will fatigue you faster, so start doing this on the last reps of your final set. (Want more ways secrets to size and strength?