Strength Training Basics

  title={Strength Training Basics},
  author={William J. Kraemer and Howard G. Knuttgen},
  journal={The Physician and Sportsmedicine},
  pages={39 - 45}
Dramatic advances in the prescription of anaerobic exercise, especially over the past 15 years, have led to better strength training programs. Grounded in fundamental principles of specificity, progressive overload, and variation of training, an anaerobic exercise prescription for strength development is individualized to meet training goals. Physicians who know the basic principles can prescribe exercise to effectively build muscle strength in active patients. 

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