resistance training

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resistance training

Weight training Sports medicine Exercising muscle(s) against weight. See Exercise.

re·sis·tance train·ing

(rĕ-zis'tăns trān'ing)
Using weights (e.g., dumbbell, barbell, machine), technique chronically loads a muscle group in an attempt to increase strength over time (some techniques include progressive resistance, isometric, and isokinetic weight training).
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On December 21, she struck again, this time targeting a 68-year-old woman in T J Hughes in Bootle's New Strand, stealing her purse and a PS50 exercise band from her handbag.
So now I carry my elastic exercise band with me and if I have 10 minutes in the middle of the day I do some stretching and it is amazing how quickly you can add the time up.
Cornell was found in his hotel room's bathroom at the Detroit MGM Grand hotel after a show with an exercise band around his neck.
Anybody can do the fitness challenge with the use of Sanctband, a resistive exercise band. It is an effective tool and integral part of resistance training.
I was whipped with a rubber exercise band and then left hanging."
An even newer product--the Resistor Strip--also uses four-color imprinting technology to create advertising space on a stretchy rubber exercise band, which can stretch without losing its image quality.
Once your full range of movement is available and you have started low level balance work you can start with simple strengthening exercises like calf raises, tip toe walking, and exercise band work.
Do your aching neck and shoulders a favor by "rowing" with a flexible exercise band, says Scott Danberg, director of fitness of Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa in Miami.
A mild roar went up inside the Garden when, with 4:44 left in the first quarter, O'Neal, after stretching out his right leg with the aid of an exercise band at the end of the bench, removed his warm-up jersey and made his way to the scorer's table.
Doing step-ups and push-ups alongside squats and lunges using an exercise band will also give the same effect.
Calf raises: stand in an erect position and lift off floor with your toes; do two to three sets of 20 reps, or grab an exercise band, place one end around top of foot and the other around a bench, then flex five to 10 times.
Grasping an exercise band in both hands, hold your bow arm in line with your shoulders and your bow hand at shoulder height.