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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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Steve Stevens is a long-time weightliffer, lifting several times a week in the school's weight room, which he developed.
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In the future, we plan to add a weight room, aerobics room, indoor soccer, and indoor roller hockey.
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