Fitness Training and Programming

Methods of Training

Strength Training

Strength training involves the use of resistance, dumbbells and free weights are often used when performing free weight training. Popular free weight exercises include bicep curls, shoulder press, bench press, dead lift, squats and lunges.



To improve a person's strength a heavy weight should be lifted (approximately 85% of a persons one rep max). A low number of reps are performed, normally between 6 and 8, with sets ranging from 3-6 depending upon the person's training status.

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