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Resistance exercise How much is enough?


Loveless MS, Ihm JM



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Current Sports Medicine Reports, 14(3):221-226


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.

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