Low Back Pain
This chronic condition can be significantly improved in many people by strengthening lower back muscles.
This prevents excessive stress on the spinal area.
Strength training increases metabolism, which in turn helps you to lose weight. "Yo-yo" diets are dangerous to your health.
Practicing the principles of good nutrition in your daily habits is the key to lifelong weight control.
After 6-12 weeks of a proper and consistent weight-training program,
resting blood pressure typically reaches a more optimum level.
This has been shown by many studies, and I have seen this result in
my clients as well. Some have even been able to reduce the amount
of medicine that they take.
Anyone who has had joint replacement surgery knows that the most
important part of the recovery is strenghening the muscles around
the joint. The goal of therapy is to return you to your previous
life functions prior to the degeneration of the affected area. After
therapy, some people stop training those muscles. However, you can
actually progress beyond your previous functional abilities by
to strengthen the muscles around the joint that you had replaced.
This is a gradual loss of bone proteins and minerals. Research with
older men and women indicate that bone loss can be changed
to an increase of bone-mineral density through regular and
progressive strength training!