weight training

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weight training

a type of resistance-training exercise using barbells, dumbbells, or machines to increase muscle strength. See also strength training.

weight training

A health-promoting exercise which is useful in any age group, especially  the elderly. Weight training increases muscle mass, walking speed, climbing ability and sense of well-being; it is believed to be beneficial in arthritis, cardiovascular disease, depression, type-2 diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis and in increasing gastrointestinal transit time.

weight training

A health-promoting exercise effective in any age group, particularly the elderly; WT ↑ muscle mass, walking speed, climbing ability, and sense of well-being; it may be beneficial for arthritis, cardiovascular disease, depression, type 2 DM, ↑ GI transit time, obesity, osteoporosis
Water balance. Size of the arrows represents relative volumes of water moving in and out of the body, and exchanged internally with the gut, over a typical 24-hour period, with moderate activity in temperate conditions. The circle represents the circulating blood and other extracellular fluids.

weight training

strength ('resistance') training using either free weights or those providing the loads in exercise machines. See also strength training.
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The self-reported sensory aspects of pain were reduced by 49% after high resistance weight training.
First, the evaluation of the effects of a high resistance weight training program on self-reported pain parameters has not been specifically evaluated as it relates to general overall pain.
21 Minute Fitness & Weight Loss resistance weight training efficiently builds lean muscle which elevates the resting metabolic rate, burning calories 24/7.

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