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Improving Muscular Strength And Endurance With Children
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use them: Remember the old proverb, use it or lose it. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does poor flexibility lead to poor muscular endurance becouse my legs have poor flexibility and my legs always burn when i run or walk up stairs?
No: Poor flexibility does not effect muscle endurance. ...Read more
Besides neuro what other dr can dx muscular/nerve defect due to surgery? No core strength s/p Whipple unable to sit up EMG legs WNL. MRI fat at scar
Need advice on what is the the risk of passing on muscular dystophy to my children if my husband has it?
Which type?: Muscular dystrophy (md) is a group of more than 30 inherited diseases. They all cause muscle weakness and muscle loss. Some forms of md appear in infancy or childhood. Others may not appear until middle age or later. The different types can vary in whom they affect, which muscles they affect, and what the symptoms are. ...Read more
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