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American College of Sports Medicine: "Off the Couch and Active: When to see a Physician Before Exercising."
American Council on Exercise: "Strength Training 101," "Why is it important to vary my workout routines?" "What should I eat before and after my morning, afternoon or evening workout?" "Eat Well to Stay Motivated and Energized," "Healthy Hydration."
Harvard Health Publications: "Keeping your strength training routine fresh, from Harvard's Strength and Power Training Special Health Report," "10 Tips for Exercising Safely."
Kansas State University: "Should You Eat Before or After Exercise?"
Pete McCall, exercise physiologist, American Council on Exercise.
Dori Ricci, fitness consultant, Target Training, New York.
University of Arizona: "Strength Training with Elastic Bands."
Reviewed by Ross Brakeville, DPT on October 17, 2016
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