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Resistance Training Recommended for the Elderly


One of the most important questions that medical researchers have asked in recent years is how to keep adults healthy as they age. One of the clear answers seems to be to keep them active. Physical and psychological activity help to keep both body and brain working properly into the later years of life.

A new study from Australia suggests that one form of physical activity that may be particularly beneficial to aging adults is resistance training. This form of exercise appears to be able to improve muscle strength, increase power and enhance physical functioning. It also appears to prevent later-in-life diseases.

Basically, the goal of resistance training is to build strength. This strength allows for greater health, a better quality of life and ultimately more independence for adults as they age. These are the things that anti-aging medical experts are seeking to find.

Question of the Day: Is resistance training a form of anti-aging exercise?

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