Resistance Training: Understanding & Overcoming the ‘Sticking Point’

Research Paper Title Understanding and Overcoming the Sticking Point in Resistance Exercise. Abstract In the context of resistance training the so called “sticking point” is commonly understood as the position in a lift in which a disproportionately large increase in the difficulty to continue the lift is experienced. If the lift is taken to the point… Read More


What Causes the ‘Sticking Point’ During a Lift?

Let’s imagine a woman is performing a common bicep curl with a barbell. After several repetitions of the exercise, she notices that the barbell seems to be heavier, and the exercise more difficult at the 90° elbow angle position than at any other position in the ROM (range of motion). She has heard the term… Read More