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Strength training helps older adults

Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2012 8:00 am

The long term health and wellness benefits of strength training are not disputed and are now common in physical fitness recommendations. 

What is not common, however, are seniors engaging in strength training programs. A very small 13.7 percent of Americans over age 50 report strength training at least two times per week. 

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