Physical Activity Research By CDC

The following link shows an article by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) summarizing recent research about the benefits of physical activity and strength training, even among older individuals.

Physical Activity and Strength Training: CDC

Summary: Benefits of Strength Training:
1. Decrease arthritis pain
2. Improve balance
3. Decrease risk for falls
4. Increase strength of bone
5. Assist in weight loss or weight management
6. May decrease need for diabetes medication
7. Improve emotional/mental well-being

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I am a Physical Therapist and Ergonomics Consultant, based out of Columbia, SC. My passion is to write about and speak about pain/injury prevention. I started Pain Talks as a consulting business in 2018.

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