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Benefits of Resistance Training

    Physiologically, the benefits of consistent resistance training include an increase in muscle size and mass, increased muscular strength, and increases in tendon, bone, and ligament strength. Resistance training has also…

Physiological Adaptations for Resistance Training

  Muscle fiber adaptations The increase in the size of muscle is referred to as hypertrophy. The “pump” experienced following a resistance training session is a short-term effect, and is due to…

Variables of Resistance Training Programming

When designing a resistance training program, the first step would be to determine the goals of the program. Ideally a comprehensive fitness testing program needs to be performed on the…

Resistance Training Systems

  There are many training systems that can be utilized to structure a resistance training program for different results. Single Set System This is one of the oldest and simplest…