Burnaby Physio Clinic
Four Types Of Therapeutic Exercises
1. Endurance Exercises – Aerobic or endurance exercises cause you to work at a moderate level for an extended period of time, usually more than two minutes. They are intended to increase your heart and lung function and overall endurance.
2. Strengthening Exercises – Most often performed with heavy resistance and fewer reps, they are designed to increase the size and power of muscles.
3. Flexibility Exercises – Flexibility exercises improve the range of motion in your joints and muscles. They are often slow and require no resistance other than your body weight.
4. Balance Exercises – Balance exercises improve your ability to control your body’s position, whether standing still or moving.