Muscular Endurance The ability to contract a muscle many timesor hold a contraction with minimal fatigue.
Muscular Strength The amount of force a muscle can produce against resistance 1 time.
Benefits of Muscular strength & Endurance Reduced risk of musculoskeletal injury, including low back pain Improved posture Enhanced bone mass with aging Increased energy Reduced stress Improved self esteem, decreased feelings of anxiety and depression
FITT recommendations Frequency 2-3 days/week IntensityAdjust: speed, reps, sets, weight, rest time, difficulty of exercise Time 20-60 minutes Type Resistance Exercises
Types of muscular strength & endurance training Modalities Machines, body weight, free weights, fitballs, kettlebells, medicine balls, bosu ball Example exercises Bench press, lunges, bicep curls, crunches, push-ups, medicine ball passes.
Exit Ticket Quiz List 3 benefits of doing muscular strength and endurance exercises? How many minutes does the FITT principle suggest you do muscular strength and endurance exercise per exercise session? 3. Does muscular strength and endurance exercise primarily burn calories or build muscle?