The Importance of Strength Training

Strength training is for everybody!

It isn’t about ‘bulking up’ or any specific physique goal: strength training is about protecting your mobility as you age. acac Medical Director, Dr. Greg Degnan, shares five benefits of strength training.

  1. Makes losing weight and maintaining weight loss easier. Weight training has significant positive effects on metabolism.
  2. Promotes bone health and helps prevent bone and muscle loss with aging.
  3. Boosts energy levels and improves mood.
  4. Improves strength and decreases risk of fall in elderly.
  5. Helps develop better body mechanics and thus lessens risk of injury with daily activities.

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p.r.e.p. Member Magic

Spot the “Healthy Elfy” in the p.r.e.p. area and try his exercises! Participants will receive a prize upon completion.