Resistance training is a physical activity that involves some form of resistance used against a certain muscle contraction to improve power, strength, flexibility, speed, health,  body composition and fitness. There are multiple types of resistance that can be used, including:

  • Free weights;
  • Weight machines;
  • Body weight;
  • Rubber bands;
  • Pulleys;
  • Walls; or
  • Gravity

For more information, see Resistance Training.

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