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Engaging in short, explosive leg contractions is the most effective way of strengthening muscles, Loughborough research reveals.

The study, led by Dr Jonathan Folland, Reader in Human Performance and Neuromuscular Physiology at Loughborough University, is the first to directly compare short, explosive contractions lasting less than one second with sustained contractions lasting three seconds.

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Source: Best way to improve muscle strength — ScienceDaily

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