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Health Tip: Strength Training Is For Seniors, Too
How it may help older people
-- Diana Kohnle

(HealthDay News) -- Strength training isn't just for younger folks who want to bulk up.

The American Council on Exercise explains that seniors may benefit from:

  • Stronger muscles and bones, and a lower risk of falling.
  • Better blood sugar control, faster digestion, improved metabolism and less fatty tissue.
  • Lower risk of injury to the lower back.
  • Faster recovery after a stroke or heart attack.
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