Goal setting and using the 80% method
Polycystic ovary syndrome affects 5-10% of 18-44-year-old females. An exercise physiologist is commonly sought for advice regarding exercise in relation to Polycystic ovary syndrome and related health conditions. I want to discuss exercise and its benefits related to a PCOS diagnosis.
If you are here, I am assuming you have read the previous blog on tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis and here to read part 2. Your symptoms have been reduced, or those exercises previously mentioned are too easy, and you are now ready to take the next step.
Often when working with individuals and designing programs, I am asked to specify what resistance they should lift and for how many sets and reps. Developing exercise programs and issuing planned sets and reps is one thing, deciding the correct resistance will come down to the individual, and many various factors such as strength, exercise history, technique, and confidence.