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Tell me about resistance exercises?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

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Resistance exercises are one way of building strength.
It usually involves 1-3 sets of exercises that are designed to work the muscles until muscle failure. In response the nervous and muscular system with adapt by enlarging the muscle so that it can bear heavier weight for longer periods of time. This is basically how body builders "pump up".

In brief: See below

Resistance exercises are one way of building strength.
It usually involves 1-3 sets of exercises that are designed to work the muscles until muscle failure. In response the nervous and muscular system with adapt by enlarging the muscle so that it can bear heavier weight for longer periods of time. This is basically how body builders "pump up".
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