from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to the tension of a muscle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Of or pertaining to
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There you have it: the myotatic crunch and the cat vomit exercise.
Fortunately, the myotatic crunch and cat vomit exercises, as described, are not such exercises.
The result was the myotatic crunch, so named because it leverages the fully stretched position and the resultant reﬂex myotatic reﬂex or stretch reﬂex for a stronger contraction than I had been able to achieve otherwise.
I use it for myotatic crunches and the torture twists featured in "Effortless Superhuman."