Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Trainin... : Current Sports Medicine Reports

Resistance Training is Medicine: Effects of Strength Trainin... : Current Sports Medicine Reports

(68) suggested that lipoprotein-lipid responses to resistance training likely are to be genotype dependent, indicating that genetic factors may determine the degree to which resistance training influences blood lipid profiles (Table). Some studies indicate that resistance training reduces arterial compliance (32,99), some studies show no effect of resistance training on arterial compliance (93,113), while other research reveals enhanced vascular conductance and condition with resistance training (8,42,105). Although resistance training alone seems to provide cardiovascular benefits, a combination of resistance training and aerobic activity generally is recommended for healthy adults (16) and for older adults (3). Another study, using standard resistance training, showed a reversal in mitochondrial deterioration that typically occurs with aging (97). ConclusionsThis review provides evidence that resistance training is effective in enhancing several important aspects of physical and mental health.

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