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Doctor insights on: Differences Between Training Programs For Strength And Muscular Endurance

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What is the difference in the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance vs muscle strength ?

What is the difference in the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance vs muscle strength ?

Str vs Endur: Strength is looking for maximum output over a short period of time. An example of this would be powerlifting. Endurance would be training for long periods of time usually at a reduced rate. This would be a distance runner. Usually it is best to cross train, or train for both as in doing so you can develop both types of muscle fibers, fast twitch (strength) and slow twitch (endurance). ...Read more

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What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

Training: Endurance training will usually involve doing cardiovascular training such as running, biking, swimming. Muscle strength training usually uses resistance training or weight based exercise. That said you can do resistance training in a cardiovascular way and vice versa. ...Read more

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What is cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength, can someone help me out?

Stamina: It ll means how much good shape you are in as far as your musculoskeletal system is concerned and how trained your heart for exercise. ...Read more

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What are cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength?

Fitness: CV endurance refers to aerobic conditioning, or the body's ability to maintain a heightened level of physical activity over a long period of time. I liken it to marathons over sprints, like driving freeway miles instead of city miles. Your heart is fondest of freeway miles vs short bursts that we think of as city miles-like your auto! Achieve CV endurance by steady exertion over longer pds of time ...Read more

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What training program can I follow for a muscular and fit 60 yo body?

What training program can I follow for a muscular and fit 60 yo body?

Cardiac + weights: Begin with the cardiac portion as your base. This can be elliptical, running, cycling, spinning, swimming, rowing, racquetball (not tennis), squash, etc. Add a weight training portion to strengthen bones, develop core strength, and maintain muscle. Continue with stretching / yoga to stay loose. You want to develep and maintain dynamic strength, flexibility and mobility. ...Read more

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What to eat after a cardio muscular training ?

What to eat after a cardio muscular training ?

Mixed meal.: Protein helps rebuild muscle and carbohydrates replenish energy stores in the muscles. Both are important after intense exercise. Keep the protein lean, not fatty. ...Read more

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I would like to get into cross training but I have muscular dystrophy is that even possible for me too doo?

I would like to get into cross training but I have muscular dystrophy is that even possible for me too doo?

Not recommended: With any kind of muscular dystrophy is recommended to stay active to prevent deformities and maintain function. However, cross training might be too strenuous. Consider moderate physical activity and exercises to maintain function. ...Read more

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I'm able to out lift big muscular men, how much does actual muscle mass contribute to strength?

I'm able to out lift big muscular men, how much does actual muscle mass contribute to strength?

Some relation: Muscle mass has to do with hypertrophy of muscle fibers. Muscle fiber hypertrophy has more to do with the consistency of training routine, not single episode of power. Someone who is not a regular lifter can still have significant strength. This scenario isn't common, but possible...... You may also have short arms and legs, which allows you to power weight over a shorter distance. ...Read more

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