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Health Tip: Make Time for Strength Training
Here are potential benefits

By Diana Kohnle

(HealthDay News) -- Strength training uses resistance to build muscle size, strength and endurance.

The American Council on Exercise mentions these potential benefits:

  • Increases independence, improves quality of life and requires less effort to perform daily activities.
  • Increases the movement of food through the digestive tract, which may reduce your risk of colon cancer.
  • May lower resting blood pressure, and reduce risk of back pain.
  • Helps manage pain from osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.

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