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How effective is isotonic vs isometric exercise?

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Dr. Robert Binford
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Balanced approach

Isotonic is what most people think of when they think of exercise.
Isometric works the muscle without moving. In other words its like trying to lift an object that you can't move. They both have pluses and minuses. A balanced approach to exercise is the best approach.

In brief: Balanced approach

Isotonic is what most people think of when they think of exercise.
Isometric works the muscle without moving. In other words its like trying to lift an object that you can't move. They both have pluses and minuses. A balanced approach to exercise is the best approach.
Dr. Robert Binford
Dr. Robert Binford
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Isotonic/isometric

Both are effective, just different.
It is easier to do isometric. True isotonic is more challenging.

In brief: Isotonic/isometric

Both are effective, just different.
It is easier to do isometric. True isotonic is more challenging.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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