Muscle Endurance and Strength: Exercises and Measurement
The association between muscular endurance and strength and quality of life is impressive. A resistance training program should be based on a person's goals, preferences, time constraints, and baseline level of muscular fitness. Those who engage in resistance exercise for health benefits have a wide variety of exercises and training programs to choose from.
Proper Resistance Training Preparation
The following are some guidelines to follow for safe and effective strength training success:
- When beginning a resistance training program, complete all exercises at a lighter intensity so that the focus is on learning the proper technique of each exercise.
- Initially, doing 1 set of each exercise for the major muscles of the body is sufficient. This will ensure overall development of the entire body.[Page 733]
- Progress gradually in ...