Always follow these guidelines to get the best results from the strength-building exercises that you do.
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When your muscles are strong, you can confidently lift, reach, move, push, and pull without much thought.
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While you can never predict with absolute certainty when you are going to have an allergy flare-up or an asthma attack, you usually realize what triggers your exacerbations.
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Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
How to safely help a patient with Parkinson�s Disease get up from the floor after a fall.
Energy Every Day eBook
It is important to take a step back and consider your overall mission and your specific goals for increased personal energy.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Training consistency and frequency are essential for strength training progress.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
The Healthy Heart Book eBook
When a coronary artery is blocked completely and suddenly, causing the area of the heart muscle normally supplied by that artery to be starved of blood and oxygen, this area of heart muscle can be damaged.
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Following are some specific safety precautions for leading resistance exercises for people with specific needs, particularly when they are beyond an early or mild stage.
Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010).Fortunately, sensible strength training can remediate this situation (Campbell et al. 1994; Westcott 2009).
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