Resistance Training and Health-Related Outcomes: Evidence for a Public Health
Dr Stuart Phillips and Richard A Winett wrote the above review on resistance training for an American journal
almost ten years ago but it is still pertinent today. Dr Phillips recently
tweeted “Sets, reps, ROM, free
weights, machines, time between sets are variables that most mere mortals
should worry less about and just practice going to the gym - preferably
regularly - to get stronger. Nothing fancy, other than access, commitment and
knowledge of benefit, needed?”
looked at resistance training and cardiovascular health, changes in body
composition, RT and TDT, what more resistance training can do and shifting
towards an intrinsic resistance training model.
Training can seem like an intimidating and confusing term to some, simplifying
the messages and encouraging regular workouts could be key to motivation. Watch
this space for more information coming soon!
full review at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4086449/