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7 Ways Strength Training Boosts Your Health and Fitness

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Strength training — also known as weight or resistance training — is physical activity designed to improve muscular fitness by exercising a specific muscle or muscle group against external resistance, including free-weights, weight machines, or your own body weight, according to the American Heart Association.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Everyday Health , https://www.everydayhealth.com/

Article Written By:  Chris Iliades, MD

Original Article Posted on:  May 13, 2019

Link to Original Article:  https://www.everydayhealth.com/fitness/add-strength-training-to-your-workout.aspx#:~:text=Strength%20training%20%E2%80%94%20also%20known%20as,to%20the%20American%20Heart%20Association.%20(