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weight training

physical exercise involving lifting weights to improve muscle performance
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The interesting thing about weight training is that people of all ages can benefit from it.
For women, aerobics follows swimming (45 per cent) followed by badminton (18 per cent), jogging (17 per cent) and weight training (15 per cent).
Still another potential benefit of weight training is that it may lower blood cholesterol levels.
The results suggest that, because weight training appears to confer significant benefits independent of aerobic exercise, it can be a valuable alternative for people who have difficulty with the latter.
For the study, 48 people with Parkinson's disease were randomised to progressive resistance exercise, known as weight training, or they were assigned to the exercise known as fitness counts, which includes flexibility, balance and strengthening exercises.
We say that weight training was the original interval training because, unlike aerobic exercise, rest was always built into resistance training protocols.
Supplementary training methods such as traditional weight training and plyometric training can be used to improve strength and power, respectively.
Of course, you also must do 30 minutes of cardio three to five times a week, total body weight training one to two times a week and follow a healthy meal plan to burn off that small pouch of fat.
If you want to continue to fight the flab throughout the day, weight training is what is needed.
The pain was severe enough to cease both my running and my weight training.
Chapters claim that starches, not fat, are what fuel heart disease; warn against the health risks of a vegetarian lifestyle (vitamin B12 deficiency is a problem that can only be remedied with supplements, and other important nutrients are much less likely to be consumed in a vegetarian lifestyle); and recommend interval-exercise and weight training for improved heart health rather than long-duration cardiovascular exercise.
While aerobic exercise burns fat during exercise, anaerobic exercises, like weight training continues to burn fat hours after completing the exercise.