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What is muscle fitness?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Your muscles are designed to provide quick power, strength to overcome force and to sustain locomotion for extended periods of time. That being said complete muscle fitness is when the muscle has the ability to perform all of these tasks efficiently and effectively.  By altering the variables during exercise training we can train our muscles to be effective at performing these tasks.  NASM recommends you follow a systematic and progressive model to enhance muscular fitness. This model takes you through exercises designed for stabilization, strength endurance, maximal muscle strength, and muscle power.

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