Strength training is critical in preventing muscles loss as you age. Usually, the stronger you are, the more independent you can be. There are plenty of bonuses of strength training as well for example it can lower blood glucose levels and is proven to make your body more sensitive to insulin. It may also help strengthen your bones and reduce the risk of fractures.
- Strength training should supplement your aerobic exercises and should be done 2-3 times a week.
- What Workouts can I do?
- Free Weights or Resistance Machines
- Exercise bands
- Body Weight Exercises such as squats, pushups, wall-sits, and pull-ups
- Total Body Circuit Training