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Strength and Power Training: A guide for older adults

Dear Reader, Slowly but surely the message is getting out: strength training isn't just for bodybuilders with bulging biceps and rippling abdominal muscles. Like aerobic exercise, it's important for everybody, and everyone should include it in his or her exercise program. Studies show that strength training can help prevent or control conditions as varied as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and osteoporosis. And no matter what your age, it's not too late. The time to…

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