Resistance Training

Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Training on Health (Part 1)

Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Training on Health (Part 1) We are going to take a look at an article published by Wayne Westcott, PhD for Current Sports Medicine Reports titled “Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Training on Health“. According to the article, inactive adults experience a 3% to 8% loss…

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back problems

The Unguarded Moment – Resistance Exercise can Help Back Problems

The Unguarded Moment – Resistance Exercise can Help Back Problems Back problems has become all too prevalent in today’s society. Typical solutions include surgery and medication. However, Vert Mooney, M.D., a clinical professor of Orthopedics at the University of California- San Diego, proposes that resistance exercise may have medical benefits to treat back problems in…

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lower back

The Importance of Conditioning and Strengthening Your Lower Back

The Importance of Conditioning and Strengthening Your Lower Back Many of your favorite sports, hobbies, and daily activities recruit strength and stability from your lower back . Not only that, but lower back pain is one of the most common reasons to seek pain medications and interventional surgeries in America. Strengthening your lower back is…

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depressive symptoms

Depressive Symptoms, How Resistance Training Can Reduce Them

Depressive Symptoms, How Resistance Training Can Reduce Them When people think of exercise, they often only look at the physical benefits. Most people choose to exercise because they want to get in shape and be stronger. However, recent studies provide evidence that resistance training may be linked to helping depressive symptoms.  Results from thirty-three clinical…

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