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Strength Training (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

strength training, muscles, lifting weights, body building, muscular strength, muscular endurance, resistance training, exercise, progressive resistance exercise, aerobic exercise, aerobics, resistance training, weight lifting, muscle tone

Authors and Editors

Author: Richard Weil, MEd, CDE

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor,

Last Editorial Review: 3/7/2008

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