By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA- CSCS Eccentric training has been shown to be very beneficial for athletes and even older adults.
By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Research studies suggest that upper body resistance training may be very beneficial for individuals with COPD.
By Jon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Understanding exercise limitations allow you to design your strength training program safely. This does not mean that you can’t exercise, even in the case of limited blood oxygen supply. Instead, these are things that need to be worked around.
Jon Stavres, M.S. ACSM-EP-C Cardiac patients can experience the same strength gains from resistance training as their healthy counterparts, as long as they practice safely and effectively.
Brandon Pollock MS, ACSM-EP-C We now know that exercise does not increase people’s risk of developing ALS. Instead, exercise actually appears to offer some protection against the disease.
Brandon Pollock MS, ACSM-EP-C Pregnant women with no contraindications to exercise are encouraged to exercise throughout the pregnancy, as exercise provides benefits for both the mother and child.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS A recent study found that high intensity training was effective for Parkinson’s disease patients with moderate to advanced symptoms.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Lifting weights can help you increase you muscle mass and strength. If you build more muscle, you will need more calories to maintain that muscle mass. The more muscle you have, the higher your metabolism will be.