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How do I do isometric exercise effectively and correctly?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology

In brief: See your doctor.

Isometric exercise, like weight lifting, can definitely build muscles, which helps capabilities/fitness, but is limited because it does not help cardiovascular health, and during the exercise, blood pressure can be greatly increased.
This can be very disastrous in people who are vulnerable, like those with aneurisms. It is smart to see your doctor to find what you can and should do for health.

In brief: See your doctor.

Isometric exercise, like weight lifting, can definitely build muscles, which helps capabilities/fitness, but is limited because it does not help cardiovascular health, and during the exercise, blood pressure can be greatly increased.
This can be very disastrous in people who are vulnerable, like those with aneurisms. It is smart to see your doctor to find what you can and should do for health.
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