Lesson 3 -Move it or Lose it

To learn more about strength training:

  • Read recommended books on strength training:
    Strength Training Past 50, 3rd Edition eBook, by Wayne Wescott
    Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition, An evidence-based strength training by Wayne Wescott, Human Kinetics, 2016
  • Join an exercise class that includes strength training
  • Join a local gym and have a program designed for you
  • Hire a personal trainer for an hour to set up a program for you
  • Rent/buy a video on strength training with a certified instructor and do at home program


Examples of Strength Training Exercises:

  • Sit ups, push ups (using your own body weight for resistance)
  • Weight machines
  • Water aerobics
  • Dumbbells, strap on weights, elastic bands
  • Pilates
  • Astanga Yoga – power yoga


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