Keep your muscle flexed on the negative portion of the movement, and never let gravity do the work for you. If you are working both the contraction and eccentric parts of the movement, you get twice the workout.
I hope gets you a little closer to superhero status. For more tips, check out FerrignoFIT.com or come to the Ferrigno Legacy this November in Santa Barbara, CA.
Lou Ferrigno is 1973’s and 1974’s Mr. Universe, co-star of the classic documentary Pumping Iron, former The Incredible Hulk, and co-founder of Ferrigno FIT—a community dedicated to improving lives through health and fitness. Lou founded Ferrigno FIT in 2011 when he and his daughter Shanna Ferrigno decided to bring their two loves together, entertainment and fitness, to teach others how to achieve happiness the Ferrigno way—through health. Lou launches his first annual bodybuilding and fitness show, the NPC/IFBB Ferrigno Legacy, this November in Santa Barbara, California.