Influence of moderately intense strength training on flexibility in sedentary young women.

@article{Santos2010InfluenceOM,
  title={Influence of moderately intense strength training on flexibility in sedentary young women.},
  author={Elisa Augusto dos Santos and Matthew R Rhea and Renata Antoun Sim{\~a}o and Ingrid B{\'a}rbara Ferreira Dias and Belmiro Freitas de Salles and Jefferson da Silva Novaes and T. Bohme Leite and Jeff C Blair and Derek J. Bunker},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={
          3144-9
        }
}
The present study is the first to examine whether moderately intense resistance training improves flexibility in an exclusively young, sedentary women population. Twenty-four, young, sedentary women were divided into 3 groups as follows: agonist/antagonist (AA) training group, alternated strength training (AST) group, or a control group (CG). Training occurred every other day for 8 weeks for a total of 24 sessions. Training groups performed 3 sets of 10 to 12 repetitions per set except for… CONTINUE READING

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