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resistance training

noun
1.
physical training that utilizes isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic exercise to strengthen or develop the muscles.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
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  • After a couple of weeks, aerobic and resistance training kicks in.
  • If you have heart disease or risk factors for heart disease, check with your doctor before starting resistance training.
  • Aerobic and resistance training can reduce fatigue in patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatments for cancer.
  • But a new study suggests that if the goal is weight loss, resistance training using weights should also play an important role.
  • However, it may be helpful to invest in resistance bands or free weights to do resistance training.
  • In addition, a state-of-the-art fitness studio offers cardiovascular and resistance training for all guests.
  • He watched a few plays, then put a large strap around his waist and went back to resistance training.

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