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Exercise and Workout

Growing Stronger - Strength Training for Older Adults: Why Strength Training?

Research has shown that strengthening exercises are both safe and effective for women and men of all ages. People with health concerns often benefit the most from an exercise program that includes lifting weights a few times each week.

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Culture-Specific Exercise Sparks Interest of Older Women

Getting older Americans to exercise isn't always easy, but exercise programs in tune with a culture create interest and increase adherence. Researchers provided a 12-week Tai Chi exercise program to older Chinese women who had one major risk factor for coronary heart disease.

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