weight training

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weight training

A health-promoting exercise which is useful in any age group, especially  the elderly. Weight training increases muscle mass, walking speed, climbing ability and sense of well-being; it is believed to be beneficial in arthritis, cardiovascular disease, depression, type-2 diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis and in increasing gastrointestinal transit time.

weight training

A health-promoting exercise effective in any age group, particularly the elderly; WT ↑ muscle mass, walking speed, climbing ability, and sense of well-being; it may be beneficial for arthritis, cardiovascular disease, depression, type 2 DM, ↑ GI transit time, obesity, osteoporosis
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The self-reported sensory aspects of pain were reduced by 49% after high resistance weight training.
First, the evaluation of the effects of a high resistance weight training program on self-reported pain parameters has not been specifically evaluated as it relates to general overall pain.
It introduced men to aerobic dance moves, and women to resistance weight training. It also provided us with the ability to offer group programs," says Derek Golding.

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