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How does isometric strength relate to isotonic strength?

Background Isometric - holding a weight in the same position. Example: holding heavy bags of groceries. Isotonic - moving the weight through a range of motion. Example: bicep curls. Question How ...
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I can't hold a plank for long - how do I get more effect out of a session?

I can hold a plank for 20-30s tops, I think, far shorter after I did other work. I have some ideas tow get more Volume and effect out of a session: hold until perfect form is no more doable, rest 20 ...
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Isometric deadlifts instead of barbell deadlifts

Would an isometric deadlift be a good substitute for a normal, barbell deadlift? I know that's difficult to engage as many muscles in the same way as barbell deadlifts. (I read Are there any ...
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does isometrics build myofibril hypertrophy?

I know it does increase strength but does it build more sarcomere and is good to do compound exercise isometrics or isolation exercise isometrics?