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This informative video serves as a comprehensive guide to the crucial initial phase of resistance training, known as the familiarization phase. Delving into the nuances of establishing a strong foundation for effective workout routines, the video offers invaluable insights into determining optimal repetitions, sets, and intensity levels for newcomers to resistance training. Through clear explanations and practical examples, viewers gain a thorough understanding of the preparatory steps necessary for safe and progressive strength building. With a focus on proper form, joint mobility, and gradually increasing intensity, the video sets the stage for subsequent videos in the series, which delve deeper into structured program design and ongoing progression. Whether you're new to resistance training or seeking to refine your approach, this video provides essential guidance for developing a solid fitness regimen tailored to individual needs and goals.

How to Begin a Resistance Training Program

  • Jeff Young, MS, CSCS

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