Monday, May 14, 2012
Fight Brain Aging With Resistance Training
Resistance training involves strengthening of the muscles by overcoming a resistance force. The most conventional way is to lift weights. But you can still use other forms of resistance workout without weights for example push-ups and elastic bands. Resistance training can be beneficial for older people especially if they experience declining age-related brain function. Just doing it once a week is already sufficient. Of course, the more the better. It is recommended that you perform 8 to 10 resistance workouts twice a week with 8 to 12 reps each.
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