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Use It or Lose It--The Importance of Strength Training for Seniors
Fitness expert, Wayne Westcott shares his knowledge about why strength training is important, especially for the aging population.


The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has recently published a report that suggests strength training helps older adults live independently longer. The report shows that adults who begin lifting weights early in life may benefit from decreased age-related muscle loss.
For more information about this report, read the entire article at http://www.acsm.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=ACSM_News_Releases&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=15619.




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