Thomas Rieger

Sport Management

Weight Training and its Influence on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Grontved et al. recently published the results of their cohort study about the role of weight training in the primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in men. The outcomes of the study are remarkable not only for me as a weight training enthusiast but also for my position as member of the Standards Council of the European Health & Fitness Association. Weight training is one effective intervention within the primary prevention of T2DM. Even for the commercial fitness industry a good reason to promote equipped weight training as its unique selling proposition.

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