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What to do: If you're not doing strength training, get started.
The primary method of increasing muscle strength is by strength training (ST), which is used to improve muscle performance.
If you still need convincing however, here are six reasons why you might want reconsider your stance on strength training.
For anyone trying to lose weight strength training is essential.
The American Heart and Stroke Association recommend that strength training be conducted at 50-80% of the 1-repetition maximum (1-RM) for 10-15 repetitions for 2-3 days per week, and that resistance be increased as tolerance permits for people with stroke (Billinger et al 2014).
Using weights Ideally you should start off with 1 or 2 lb weights, but to reap the most rewards from strength training, you should aim to gradually increase to 5 lb weights.
This follow up volume to The Strength Training Anatomy Workout (Human Kinetics Publishers, 2011) provides additional advanced techniques and training routines for the next level of scientific weight training for strength.
The title of the webinar is "Strength training and its benefits " and the topic will cover the importance of strength training, how and where can you do strength training effectively, the ideal age to start, general benefits of such a training, specific benefits to women, how not to overdo strength training, tips to prevent injuries during strength training.
I'm in the middle of my marathon training and wondered should I taper strength training as I approach the race?
ISLAMABAD, December 31, 2010 (Balochistan Times): While strength training was once doubted to benefit children, recent research confirms that children and teenagers can boost their muscle strength with regular workouts.