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Weight training

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    Phomolo P.
    Phomolo P.

    Weight Training Most people take part in weight training in order to increase their strength. Other reasons include improving muscle tone or muscle size. Most forms of weight training are: Isotonic training Isotonic training means the muscles contract and shorten to produce movement. Examples include a push-up or squat • Advantages - Strengthens the muscle throughout the range of motion • Can be adapted easily to suit different sports • Disadvantages - Muscle soreness after exercise because of the high stress levels • Muscles gain the most strength when they're at their weakest point of action Isometric training Isometric training means muscles contract but there is no movement at the muscle or joint. For example the wall sit exercise (stand with your back to a wall and bend the knees into a squat position and hold). • Advantages - Develops static strength • Inexpensive and easy to perform nearly anywhere as little equipment is required • Disadvantages - Muscles gain most strength at the angle used in exercise • Avoid if you have heart problems as they cause a rise in blood pressure due to a drop in blood flow to the muscle during this contraction.

    Zachary B.
    Zachary B.

    What are some different weight training methods used by professional athletes?W

    Rk S.
    Rk S.

    Weight training:- If you have a good gym at your school, or are a member of a local gym close to home, you may consider this training method if strength and power are the FC you need to train. Weight training typically involves 8-12 stations that focus on the muscles and actions you need to improve on. For example, if you need to improve your muscular power for throwing a basketball, a bench press exercise would be excellent because the exercise mimics, to some degree, the action of throwing a basketball and so uses the same muscle groups. View the video on weight training. Once you have your 8-12 exercises worked out, you need to put them in an order that gives muscles time to rest; that is, don't put all the leg exercises together, otherwise they will fatigue too rapidly. Try to organise them so that you have a leg exercise, followed by an arm exercise, followed by an abdominal exercise, etc. This way, each muscle group gets some rest while other groups are being worked. To work out the load and repetitions is most important. Weight training is tough work. You need to be working maximally in order to gain any benefit. Typically, most complete weight training by doing the exercises in a circuit-type form, one exercise after another.

    Muhammad S.
    Muhammad S.

    Weight training is useful for muscular strength?

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