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Doctor insights on: Acsm Recommendation For Resistance Training

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Why must you do resistance training?

Why must you do resistance training?

Muscles/bones/tissue: Some of the best information on resistance training is from acsm, eg, www.Acsm.Org/docs/current-comments/rtandip.Pdf www.Acsm.Org/docs/current-comments/resistancetrainingandtheoa.Pdf if you want to do this at home, http://www.Acsm.Org/access-public-information/articles/2012/02/02/a-strength-training-program-for-your-home lists equipment and preparation needed. ...Read more

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How are strength & resistance training different?

How are strength & resistance training different?

The same: Strength training and resistance training are effectively the same. Both are aimed at increasing your strength. ...Read more

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What is resistance training and why do you need to do it?

What is resistance training and why do you need to do it?

Weight-bearing: It benefits bone, muscle, tissues. Some of the best information on resistance training is from acsm www.Acsm.Org/docs/current-comments/rtandip.Pdf and http://www.Acsm.Org/access-public-information/articles/2012/02/02/a-strength-training-program-for-your-home in addition, following healthy eating guidelines from the cdc would be helpful http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/index.Htm. ...Read more

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How old should a child be before weight resistance training?

How old should a child be before weight resistance training?

Resistance training: Kids can be taught many healthy skills including resistancetraining as soon as they show interest. The aap and certified trainer organizations recommend all such programs be run by trained individuals & focus on proper technique in the beginning. Such things as power lifting & body building should be avoided until the child reaches skeletal maturity (shaving daily & at final height). ...Read more

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I am ridiculously hungry after resistance training, what to do?

I am ridiculously hungry after resistance training, what to do?

Eat more: I would recommend that you eat more protein prior to exercising. Make sure you are eating protein at every meal and snack, and eat within an hour of working out. I also would recommend that you eat within 30-60 minutes after you exercise. It sounds like you are using all of your calories pretty quickly and not eating enough before. ...Read more

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How to significantly reduce proctalin levels? maybe resistance training?

GYN: evaluation. There are excellent mediciations to treat hyperprolactiemia; however, you will need comprehensive metabolic and endocrinolgy evaluation and if necessary, imaging. I doubt that resisitance training is a viable therapy. ...Read more