Lowers Blood Pressure
Scientific evidence suggests that isometrics, as part of healthy lifestyle, may help lower blood pressure.
– The Journal of the American Heart Association (2013)
Aids in Weight Loss
Isometric exercise reduces both body fat and weight. In a test group, some subjects lost as much as 22 pounds over a 4-week period.
– The Journal of Applied Research (2007)
Saves You Time
Isometrics provides a full body workout when you don’t have time to get to the gym.
– The Journal of Applied Research (2006)
Improve Range of Motion
Regular isometric exercises have been shown to significantly improve range of motion.
– Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research (2007)
Quit Bad Habits (Smoking)
Brief isometric exercise provides immediate relief in the desire to smoke.
– Human Psychopharmacology Journal (2006)
Get Stronger, Bigger Muscles
Isometric exercise is associated with an increase in muscle bulk, upper and lower body strength, increase in bone density, and a decrease in bone fractures.
– The Journal of Clinical Hypertension (2010)
Benefits Over Aerobic Exercise
Stretching and aerobic exercising alone have proven to be a less effective form of training than isometric strength training.
– The Journal of the American Medical Association (2003)
High Endurance Exercise
Metabolic changes from a 30 second isometric contraction of the quads is similar to those of 30 seconds maximum sprint.
– The Journal of Physiology (1995)
Isometric strength training can have beneficial effects on performance during endurance events.
– The European Journal of Applied Physiology (2012)