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14 Machines or Free Weights • Advantages of Machines – safety - no spotter required – flexibility in program design – machines designed for movements difficult with free weights - hip adduction, abduction – variable resistance with angle of pull - nautilus, isokinetic – changing weight is easier and faster
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Unformatted text preview: Advantages of Free weights performed in standing position - weight bearing promotes bone mineralization requires additional muscles to stabilize simulate real life activities better than machines - more natural coordination...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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