This article 7 Reasons to Add Strength Training to Your Workout Routine does just as it states tells you why you should incorporate resistance training into your workout. It stresses the point that strength training is not only for body builders but for everyone because it offers many benefits. It tells you different types of strength exercises and offers some advice on how to get started with strength exercises. The overall main points were to encourage people to incorporate strength exercises by sharing the benefits such as looking better, feeling better and preventing future health problems.
Download the Nike+ Training App. This app has hundreds of workouts from resistance exercises to cardio exercises. It also has audio and video with in depth explanations on how to perform each exercise. There are also ways to set up plans have a very detailed workout plan for a day to day or week to week basis.
This video highlights the importance of having someone with you while performing higher intensity strength exercises in order to spot you to prevent any possible injuries.
Growing Stronger is a website for educating older adults about strength training giving them exercises to do, more information, motivation to continue, and much, much more to encourage strength training and helping one do these exercises.
This article lists and describes the many different benefits associated with strength training from the mental, physical, and social aspects which can be achieved by continuous exercise not necessarily achieved in one day.
Total Fitness is a fitness app with a focus on strength exercises. It has a large amount of strength exercises that you can view with images on how to perform each activity. It also has many other features such as calculators and others.
This article discusses a research study where they followed a group of older adults over a period of 15 years and tracked their activity. The research showed that those who met the guidelines for strength exercises, 2 days a week, they typically would live longer than someone who didn’t do these exercises.
The Active Older Adult program is a program that takes place in the YMCA of Greater Louisville and they offer a variety of different activities for adults over the age of 50 to encourage them to live a healthier life and exercise. They even have special sections for those with certain conditions such as Arthritis.
ElderGym is a website that has multiple resources for working out and living a healthier life. It is designed for older adults and has many resources for exercise lesson such as purchasable DVDs as well as tabs for exercises and stretches.