4 Must-Know Facts On Lifting With Chains

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Add some variety to your workout with this awesome method.

Getting that added edge in training is what every bodybuilder seeks, professional or otherwise. When it comes to making consistent gains and improvements you can’t just rely on the same movements over and over again. If you hope to see some major and continuous development, sometimes you’re going to have to go outside your comfort zone and experiment with new ways of improving your muscle gain.

One such lifting aide is the inclusion of chains to your workout. Lifting with chains can give you an edge in your resistance training and add some new dimensions to your training. It’s a concept that’s tried and true, but how exactly can the addition of chains improve your training results? What steps should be taken to ensure those improvements? What are the effects that set it apart from other training methods. We’ve got you covered with this comprehensive list.

Prolonged time under tension

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One way that lifting with chains can improve your training is by increasing the time your body is under tension when performing a lift. In order to grow using strength training and bodybuilding you’re going to have to not only increase your calorie consumption, but increase the amount of weight you lift as well. The increased tension from the chains with improve the your muscle endurance as well as your overall strength allowing you to gradually lift heavier and heavier weight over time.

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