Leonard Schwartz

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Classic Old Time Dumbbell Moves For HeavyHands Variety

Sometimes, HeavyHands users get stuck in a rut…the standard “pump and walk” exercise is usually the first one we learn and becomes the one we “default” to. Though Dr. Schwartz wrote two books highlighting many different techniques for obtaining the variety needed to keep HeavyHands interesting mentally while providing a full body workout, sometimes other …

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Is BodyPump Like HeavyHands or Panaerobics?

Is Body Pump “basically the same as” HeavyHands or Panaerobics? (more information can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BodyPump) Some say that there is a similarity because both seem to use relatively light weights and high reps. Is that true? Is the defining aspect of Dr. Schwartz’ exercise systems “high reps”? Or even the use of weights necessarily? In reality, …

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Panaerobic Exercise – Lessons In Panaerobic/Longstrength workout progression

John aka “HHEnthusiast” recently posted an example of how a panaerobic exercise session might progress.  John personally communicated with Dr. Leonard Schwartz. In addition to doing HeavyHands three times per week, he finishes off each workout with “Panaerobics” or “Longstrength” calisthenics as taught to him by Dr. Schwartz. The Pan-X device is shown to the …

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Turning A Self-Resistance Exercise Into An IsoTonoMetric Exercise

If you’re familiar with Charles Atlas or other self-resistance exercise systems (sometimes called “Dynamic Self Resistance” or “DSR”) Dr. Schwartz’ IsoTonoMetrics may still seem baffling to you. Don’t worry, many people are similarly baffled at first! Look at it this way, if you’re familiar with a variety of self-resistance exercises already, you’re half way there! …

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