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Eccentric Strengthening


Updated April 23, 2009

Definition: Eccentric muscle strengthening describes an exercises performed by lengthening a muscle while it is loaded and contracting.

Eccentric strengthening of the biceps occurs when you slowly straighten your elbow while holding a dumbell in your hand.

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