muscle conditioning

muscle conditioning

training of skeletal muscles to enhance strength and/or endurance; commonly abbreviated in the sport and exercise context to 'conditioning' but note the radically different meaning of this word in behavioural work, which may be relevant to sport in attempts to modify emotions or in certain forms of skill training.
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The facilities included will be cardio-vascular (CV) and muscle conditioning areas, featuring a wide spectrum of equipment, covering 725sqm each and an activity hall with a high performance floor system with a viewing gallery for all our sporting needs.
The class offers weights-based resistance training to burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning.
It's a total body workout, which combines all elements of fitness - cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility and boosted energy.
Muscle conditioning - activities such as lifting weights, hitting a punch bag, swinging a kettlebell, using a suspension trainer and exercising with a stability ball.
Muscle conditioning – activities such as lifting weights, hitting a punch bag, swinging a kettlebell, using a suspension trainer and exercising with a stability ball.
You must combine muscle conditioning exercise, cardio and stretch for optimum results for fat burn and improved overall fitness.
But what about muscle-strengthening exercise like weight lifting or lower-intensity muscle conditioning exercise like stretching, toning, or yoga?
One can burn up to 800 calories in just 45 minutes achieving maximum benefits in muscle conditioning and weight loss, trainers say.
In each one-hour class, clients experience fat-burning cardio bursts, intense muscle conditioning, core strengthening and toning, along with effective stretches to lengthen and relieve the muscles.
You Better Work- Body by Denise Warren: This offers a 10 minute muscle conditioning warm-up, followed by a 50 minute low impact, high energy house/hip-hop aerobic dance class.
The rehabilitative treatment approach included educational programs (lifestyle alterations, weight control, joint protection, and energy consumption), physical therapy modalities [thermotherapy, cryotherapy, electrotherapy, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), and laser therapy], exercise (range of motion, strengthening, stretching, flexibility, muscle conditioning, aerobics, and cardiopulmonary fitness), ergonomic arrangements, assistive and adaptive devices, protective and corrective orthoses, appropriate footwear, and hydrotherapy (balneotherapy, spa, and aquatherapy).
Now that she has achieved a high level of muscle conditioning, maintenance takes only about an hour per day, Kam said.