Strength training is important for optimal health. Some benefits to strength training are increased metabolism and muscle mass, decreased body fat and blood pressure, increased bone density, improves glucose metabolism, prevents muscle loss and speeds up digestion.
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Using your own body weight for strength training is effective, inexpensive and can be done anywhere. Some body weight exercises to try are push-ups, squats, chair dips, walking lunges, abdominal exercises, jumping jacks, side jumps and pull-ups.
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