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Historically, people with McArdle disease were advised to avoid resistance exercises and any other form of physical activity involving an intense effort or high mechanical loads in a given muscle group (e.g., carrying heavy items, walking up hill) or performing isometric exercise (e.g., yoga).
Paradoxically, two recent publications reported people with McArdle disease performing weight lifting training safely [6, 7].
Physical training for McArdle disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011;12:007931.
Pharmacological and nutritional treatment for McArdle disease (Glycogen Storage Disease type V).
The number of carriers for McArdle disease or for carnitine palmityl-transferase II deficiency - two of the most common metabolic myopathies -was increased 20-fold and 13-fold, respectively, in patients with myopathies associated with lipid-lowering drugs.
The initial three walkers, Andrew Wakelin, 61, from Wales, Stacey Reason, 40, from Toronto, and Dan Chambers, 18, from San Diego in California, were joined at Awareness Andrew Dolgellau by Andy Williams, 48, from Singapore, for the multi-national walk, aimed at raising awareness of McArdle disease.
Ischemic exercise testing is used in evaluation of patients with suspected McArdle disease, also known as glycogen storage disease type V (1).