Table 5—

Recommendations for safe and effective PRT in type 2 diabetes

Modality
 Machine and/or free weights training
 Large muscle groups of upper and lower body and trunk
 Dynamic lifting through full pain-free range of motion
 Slow velocity during eccentric phase (3–4 s)
Intensity
 Moderate-high (60–80% 1RM)
 15–18 on Borg Scale of Perceived Exertion (32, 68)
Volume
 Two to three set of eight repetitions; 1–2 min rests between sets
Frequency
 Every 48–72 h
Precautions
 Preactivity medical clearance
 Avoid Valsalva
 Avoid breath-holding
 Avoid sustained isometric contractions
 Take care with ankle cuffs because of risk of soft tissue injury
 Ensure good posture and technique to avoid back pain
  • Collated from Fiatarone Singh (32).