Tag Archives: strength training
Many of us are looking to lose a few pounds in the new year, especially after all the indulgences we ate during the holidays! As we set goals for this new year, most are looking to start fresh with a major weight loss goal, or burn the last few pounds that we can’t seem to … Continue reading Is There An Ideal Time For a Woman to Start a Weight Loss Program?
Walking into a gym filled with barbells, free weights, and machines can be intimidating, especially for inexperienced weightlifters. However, the risk of injury from resistance training is relatively low when compared to team sports, running, and other forms of exercise. About 4 injuries occur for every 1,000 hours of weight training (Triplett, 2016). The low … Continue reading Risk Management of Resistance Training Injuries
At Back to Function, we get to work with a number of different youth athletes from a multitude of sports. A common question that we are asked, especially by young male athletes is, “how can I put on weight and add some muscle mass?” First, you better be hitting the gym and lifting weights. Some … Continue reading Are You an Athlete Looking to Add Muscle Mass?