One of the best ways to stop, prevent, and even reverse bone and muscle loss is to add strength training to your workouts.
Your balance and coordination will improve, as will your posture. More importantly, if you have poor flexibility and balance, strength training can reduce your risk of falling which is a crucial benefit, especially as you get older.
If you have arthritis, strength training can be as effective as medication in decreasing arthritis pain.
- It can help post-menopausal women increase their bone density and reduce the risk of bone fractures.
- Strength training along with other healthy lifestyle changes can help improve glucose control for persons with type 2 diabetes.
- It boosts energy levels and improves your mood.
Strength training is not just about bodybuilders lifting weights in a gym. It can benefit people of all ages.
Don’t limit yourself!