MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND MUSCULAR ENDURANCE. MUSCULAR STRENGTH - The ability of the muscles to exert force. E.g. In weight lifting, lifting the heaviest weight you can manage. THERE ARE THREE DIFFERENT TYPES OF STRENGTH:-. 1. STATIC STRENGTH. 2. DYNAMIC STRENGTH. 3. EXPLOSIVE STRENGTH.
MUSCULAR STRENGTH- The ability of the muscles to exert force. E.g. In weight lifting, lifting the heaviest weight you can manage.
MUSCULAR STRENGTH is gained by using heavy weights and few repetitions.
ON THE NEXT SLIDE IS AN EXAMPLE OF A STRENGTH TRAINING PERSONAL EXERCISE PROGRAMME:-
MUSCULAR ENDURANCE- The ability to use the voluntary muscles many times without getting tired.
CIRCUIT TRAINING is a good example of how to improve muscular endurance.
Another example is weight training. Here lighter weights are used but a higher number of repetitions are carried out.
REPETITIONS AND SETS form the basis of training to improve both muscular strength and endurance.
A REPETITION is one exercise of a particular movement.
A SET is a number of repetitions of a particular exercise.
3 sets of each exercise:
e.g. 3 sets of 10 bench presses using 20kg