Resistance exercise: How much is enough?

Melinda S. Loveless, Joseph M Ihm*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Multiple organizations recommend that resistance exercise be part of an adult health and fitness regimen. Extensive research has been done over the years on how to appropriately use a resistance exercise program to increase strength and power for general health and improve athletic performance. This article will review the literature on the components of a resistance exercise program and the recommendations for increasing strength and power in healthy adults.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-226
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Sports Medicine Reports
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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