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Strength Training

Strength training is a type of physical exercise specializing in the use of resistance to induce muscular contraction which builds the strength, anaerobic endurance, and size of skeletal muscles.

Protective Factor
0 effects
Measured in minutes

Caution

Strength training is a safe form of exercise when the movements are controlled, and carefully defined. Or some safety measures can also be taken before the training. However, as with any form of exercise, improper execution and the failure to take appropriate precautions can result in injury.

Related to Strength Training

Strength Training Health Benefits

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Cognitive deficit Brain outcome

Notable Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Exercise Recovery Musculoskeletal outcome
Exercise Recovery
Musculoskeletal

Minor Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Strength Musculoskeletal outcome
Strength
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

4 studies

Running speed Musculoskeletal outcome
Running speed
Musculoskeletal

Minor Increase

Needs research

1 study

Fertility Reproductive outcome
Fertility
Reproductive

Minor Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Insulin-like Human Growth Hormone (IGF-1) Endocrine outcome

Minor Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Notable Decrease

Evidence: High

3 studies

Fat Oxidation Musculoskeletal outcome
Fat Oxidation
Musculoskeletal

Notable Increase

Needs research

1 study

Visceral fat Digestive outcome
Visceral fat
Digestive

Minor Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Insulin Resistance Lymphatic outcome

Notable Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

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