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3 Fascinating Facts about Strength Training

1. Increased Muscle Mass increases Longevity

Multiple studies including this one published in the American Journal of Medicine have shown that muscle mass helps prolong life.

2. High levels of lean muscle might help protect against Alzheimer’s

A study that included hundreds of thousands of participants, suggested a correlation between lean muscle mass and a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s.

3. Maintaining muscle tissue volume may help to ward off heart attack/stroke

Research in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health suggests the amount of lean muscle a healthy person has in middle age is linked to their future risk of heart disease.

Start resistance training young and don’t stop.

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