Hutano Physical Therapy and Wellness

Strength Training:

Frequency

Resistance training of all major muscle groups in one session, 3 times a week.

duration

20 minutes total strength training time comprised of 2 minute bouts followed by 30 seconds rest and 2 minutes of cardio taining.

intensity

50-60% of one rep max or the most weight one can lift one time.

mode

Using weight machines or free weights; exercises include multi-joint exercises like shoulder and leg press and single-joint exercises like biceps curls.Strength exercises target antagonistic muscle groups.


progression

As muscles adapt, load is gradually; causing a continued increase in muscle strength and mass. This is known as the overload principal.

repetitions

As many repetitions as possible in 2 minutes. All clients are trained and coached on how to employ proper technique during resistance exercises.