A 28-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: weight training?
2 doctor answers
Dr. John Michalski answered
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weight training: This is an exercise program focusing on strength training via use of resistance. The weights used can be barbells, dumb bells, track machines with plates & measured resistances.
Answered on Sep 21, 2013
Dr. Peter Ihle answered
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strength by resistnc: Wt training involves using free wts or resistance machines 2 increase strength & mass by following a specific program of heavy work outs followed by a day of rest or some cardio work. U start at a base series of wt & lifting a series of 3 set of 10-15. When u r able to do the series increase the wt some so you r unable 2 finish & so on. Isolating individual mscls. Need protein + hydration b4&aft.
Answered on Jun 13, 2013
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