Resistance exercise: how much is enough?


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.

DOI: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000149

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@article{Loveless2015ResistanceEH, title={Resistance exercise: how much is enough?}, author={Melinda S Loveless and Joseph M Ihm}, journal={Current sports medicine reports}, year={2015}, volume={14 3}, pages={221-6} }