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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Strength Training (Overview)

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 age related muscle loss.


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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
339 doctors shared insights

Strength Training (Overview)

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 age related muscle loss.


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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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Strength training (Tip)

Myth: people tend to believe that strength training is not as good for you as cardiovascular exercise. ...See more

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Gaining Strength (Checklist)

Lift weights: do eight to 12 reps per set of a weight that is heavy for you
3x week
Eat 30-40 grams of protein at least three to four times per day
daily
Consider protein powder, creatine, and nitric oxide
once
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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

Dr. Jon Fishburn Dr. Fishburn
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Strength training (Tip)

Strength training does not make you "muscle bound" when properly performed. ...See more

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Do all women need strength training exercises?

Do all women need strength training exercises?

Yes.: 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 on muscle and lose fat. Plus, it prevents osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What's the best strength training workout video?

What's the best strength training workout video?

Strength Training: It depends on what your goals are for strength gain, muscle development and weight loss. What are your goals? ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand Dr. Chand
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Strength training (Tip)

Strength training can be done at home without fancy gym equipment, research fast interval workouts. ...See more