Isometric resistance training (IRT) is readily available and can be a very useful, inexpensive measure for high blood pressure patients.
A new study examines the specific training method used to treat high blood pressure, isometric resistance training (IRT). So let’s start with what is IRT? It’s a kind of weight training. You may be familiar with IRT exercises, which trainers and coaches often refer to as isometrics, such as pressing against a wall or holding a plank pose.