Resistance training: a scientifically proven method of treatment for depression!

Resistance training: a scientifically proven method of treatment for depression! Depression is a sad reality of human existence with most of us suffering with symptoms at one time or another during our lifetimes. But good news this year was released in the form of a meta analysis and meta regression, a very high form of …

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What is the minimal load that you need to use to build muscle?

What is the minimal load that you need to use to build muscle? Recent research looking into the minimum load required to stimulate muscle growth shed some light on this question. The authors were able to come up with a suggested threshold. 4 groups performed leg and bicep exercises with different 1RM % loads. The …

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Optimal bicep training: How many sets per week do you need?

Optimal bicep training: How many sets per week do you need? A recent study investigated this by testing 3 weekly set protocols in trained subjects. Groups preformed either 9,18 or 27 sets of bicep exercises per week for 6 weeks. What they found was that there was an inverted U response. The study showed optimal …

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PINC & STEEL Program Physiotherapy – Giving women and men with cancer strength!

The PINC Program is a physiotherapy based rehabilitation and fitness program for men and women with cancer. The benefits of regular exercise and healthy lifestyle practices for cancer survivors are well reported and yet many survivors are insufficiently active. Miche Hansen – Senior Physiotherapist has completed the required training and is now a PINC Certified …

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