What is Strength Training?

Category: Exercises

Most popular types: Rice bucket strengthening exercises

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See also: Resistance Exercise

Strength training is the use of resistance to muscular contraction to build the strength, anaerobic endurance and size of skeletal muscles.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

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Perceived effectiveness

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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Strength Training

Side effect Patients
Generalized muscle aches 1
Hemorrhoids 1
Increased energy 1
Increased strength 1
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 1
Pain 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Strength Training

Dosage Patients
45 min weekly 2
3 hr weekly 1
2 hr daily 1
30 min m,w,f 1
20 min daily 1
30 min daily 1
240 min weekly 1
3.5hours as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Strength Training

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
I didn't have enough time 1
See all 5 patients who’ve stopped doing Strength Training

Duration

Currently doing Strength Training

Duration Patients
1-3 months 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 8

Stopped doing Strength Training

Duration Patients
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 3
1-2 years 1

Adherence


Always
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2
33%
Usually
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2
33%
Sometimes
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2
33%
Never taken as prescribed
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0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
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1
17%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
1
17%
A little hard to take
Patients
3
50%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
1
17%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
1
17%
Cost per month
$25-49
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0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
2
33%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
3
50%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Strength Training.