There are more benefits than just building muscle — strength training builds bones & helps to prevent injuries.
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Strength-Train With Yoga | Article
Yoga is more than a stretching regimen. It can help you build stronger muscles, as well as help you relax and focus.
Feel the Power of a Short Circuit | Article
Circuit training refers to a series of exercises done one after the other with little rest between. A complete series makes up one circuit.
Dumbbells, one of the most underrated and versatile types of exercise equipment, can help you build strength and muscular endurance.
Simple Strength-Training Upgrades | Article
Want to wake up your workout (and boost the benefits)? Hit the "refresh" button with these ideas.
Weight Training for Women | Article
Misconceptions about weight training -- often based on unfounded fears of becoming too muscular -- can keep women from pushing their fitness levels.
Weight Room No Longer Off-Limits to Kids | Article
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Sports Medicine now say that strength training is fine for kids, as long as they are supervised and don't try to lift too much weight...
Weight Training for Teens | Article
Once children hit puberty, and hormones make it possible to build muscle, weight training can become a part of a healthy exercise program for youths. Research suggests strength training has a lot to...
Weight-Training Safety Quiz | Quiz
Many Americans are starting weight-training (or resistance-training) programs to improve their health and fitness. The following quiz can help you determine if you know enough about strength training...
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