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Fitness Center Lesson 3
Basic Weight Training

Why is weight training beneficial?

It promotes the following:
  1. Physical Development
  2. Mental Development
  3. Social Development
  4. Emotional Development
  5. Spiritual Development
Characteristics of Muscle Tissue:
  1. Extensibility
  2. Elasticity
  3. Excitability
  4. Contractility
Types of Muscle Tissue:
  1. Skeletal Muscle
  2. Smooth Muscle
  3. Cardiac Muscle
All-or-None Principle - A muscle fiber will either contract completely or not at all.
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