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Strength Training changes more than just your muscles

Written by: Nick Jack
Category: 2014
on 19 March 2020
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There is still a belief held by many people that strength training is just for young people who want to bulk up and look good in a mirror. And while there are some benefits to the size of muscles and how you look the benefits are so much more than that. One of my missions in life is to try and change this perception and thinking and educate people in the community that strength training is an absolute must for their health. If you are a female over 50 strength training is critical because it will protect you against the rapidly forming osteoporosis by increasing your bone density. But it does not stop there as it is also proven to improve chronic conditions such as arthritis, back pain, heart disease, cancer and even depression. Instead of a long drawn out article to explain this I have created a very quick to read info-graphic with some compelling statistics and information about the true benefits of strength training that you can share with your friends and family. Enjoy.

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Make sure you get our Functional Training Free Report as this details many of the programs and progressions of exercises from easy to hardest for all of these patterns. For more specific programs for general fitness, various injuries, sports and even older adults methods I encourage you to get our Little Black Book Of Training Secrets book below. This has over 100 detailed programs with exercises, sets, reps, rest and tempo all done for you and broken into specific chapters to make it easy to reference what you need. The ultimate tool and resource for you to get the most out of your training.

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About The Author

Nick Jack is owner of No Regrets Personal Training and has over 14 years’ experience as a qualified Personal Trainer, Level 2 Rehabilitation trainer, CHEK practitioner, and Level 2 Sports conditioning Coach. Based in Melbourne Australia he specializes in providing solutions to injury and health problems for people of all ages using the latest methods of assessing movement and corrective exercise.

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