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.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Strength Training"

Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Strength Training

Generalized muscle aches 1
Increased energy 1
Increased strength 1
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 1
Pain 1
Weakness in hands 1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently doing Strength Training)
Dosage Patients
3 hr weekly 7
30 min weekly 3
1 hr weekly 2
2 hr weekly 2
1 hr daily 2
45 min weekly 2
30 min daily 2
20minutes as needed 1
30minutes as needed 1
1.5 hr weekly 1

Dosages based on patients currently doing Strength Training.

Why Patients Stopped Doing 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
Not indicated 1
See all 5 patients who’ve stopped doing Strength Training

Duration

Currently Doing Strength Training
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 8
Stopped Doing Strength Training
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 3
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 0
Adherence
Always
2 33%
Usually
2 33%
Sometimes
2 33%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
1 17%
Somewhat
2 33%
A little
2 33%
Not at all
1 17%
Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
1 25%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
3 75%
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