Which of the following aspects of a resistance training program is most important for inducing increases in muscular strength?
a. The number of repititions performed per set
b. The incorporation of explosive, plyometric activities
c. The number of sets performed
d. The intensity (quality) of the exercise
e. The speed of motion performed
f. The use of free weights, as opposed to machines
Answer: (a) The number of repititions performed per set
Rationale: Resistance training or weight training change the muscles in two aspects.
1) It will increases the muscles strength
2) Building of the muscles
For to build the muscles, In resistance training we need lift more weights to damage the muscles fibers in our body and then it will be replaced by the protein. Thus increases the mass of the muscles.
But to increases the strength, repetition in each set will be mor important.
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