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Isometric resistance training shown to safely reduce high blood pressure

September 2, 2021

Isometric resistance training (IRT) is a type of strength training exercise that involves applying tension to muscles without movement of the surrounding joints, examples of which include wall sits or planks. IRT is different from traditional exercises where joints are put under strain and muscles lengthen/shorten – it can increase blood pressure during exercise, and […]

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