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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Strength Training (Definition)

Strength training is to improve muscle mass. This can come from lifting weights, yoga, circuit training, etc. It is great at all ages but definitely needed to stop ...Read more


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What can I do for strength training?

What can I do for strength training?

Weights: A progressive weight training program designed by a personal trainer would be best. At 47 it pays to get the advice of a Personal Trainer -- at least to get started. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How can strength training benefit you?

How can strength training benefit you?

In many ways.: Weight is not the issue. It is all about leaness, strength and tone. Your bodies metabolism will be higher with more muscle mass. This is given to you by strength traing. So weigh the same, but put onosis. Plus, you will look better, both in your mirror a nd the eyes of others.Muscle and lose fat. Plus, it prevents osteopororosis. The list is endless. ...Read more

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What is functional strength training about?

Getting results.: /strength over show. Look at weightlifters vs bodybuilders. Who are the strongest. Who are steroid-puffed up creatures. So you have one of the two answers for "functional" strength training. The other is sports or activity related resistance exercise, specifically designed for competition in a given sport. The exercise for a rower RAE inappropriate for a distance runner. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: strength training?

What is the definition or description of: strength training?

Strength Training: A method of improving muscular strength by gradually increasing the ability to resist force through the use of free weights, machines, or the person's own body weight. Strength training sessions are designed to impose increasingly greater resistance, which in turn stimulates development of muscle strength to meet the added demand. ...Read more

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Is strength training safe for children?

Only after puberty.: Children should work out with there own body weight, ie. Erunning, push ups, chins, flexibility, etc. After puberty begins, they can start resistance traing with weights, but following proper supervision. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get abs while strength training?

Yes: Getting abs is a function of two things: losing body fat (which is probably 90% of it) and building abdominal strength. So if you are strength training and are in a "bulking" phase, you may get stronger and put on body fat at the same time and lose abdominal definition and be gaining abdominal strength. So it really depends on your definition of getting abs. ...Read more

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If I do zumba do I need to do strength training as well?

If I do zumba do I need to do strength training as well?

No: Zumba is popular because it is fun, fast, and music fueled. It substitutes movement of your body(inertia) for classical weight based resistance. You can strengthen with zumba when you move low to high postures or use resistance hand tools to keep rhythm. ...Read more

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Are push ups and pull ups enough for strength training?

Are push ups and pull ups enough for strength training?

Just for your arms.: Push ups and pull ups if done properly will strengthen your back, shoulders, chest and forearms. You can add properly done lunges or knee bends, squat thrusts, windmills, jumping jacks, sit ups or calf raises to round out your workout. Search the web for "Calisthenics" to get more specific information and to use the pictures to make sure you are doing them properly. ...Read more