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There are two types of muscle contractions
Isotonic which is a voluntary muscle contraction that causes movement
Two types of isotonic are concentric and eccentric
Concentric – the muscle shortens as it works
Eccentric – the muscle lengthens as it works
Isometric which is a voluntary in which no movement occurs
For example, when you curl a dumbbell and hold it at 90 degrees
1. More than 1/3 of adults and over 12.5 million children and teens in the US are obese. In the last 30 years, obesity in children and teens has nearly tripled.
2. One can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of sugar and the average American adult drinks 500 cans of soda every year, estimating about 52 pounds of sugar consumed in soft drinks alone.
3. In a survey of 9th through 12th graders in 2011, 13.1% of the teens admitted to skipping breakfast in the past 7 days, while 11.3% had drunk 3+ servings of soda per day in the same time frame.