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Overs 50s Strength and Conditioning Programs

If you are struggling with pain, fatigue and high stress levels strength training may be what you need.

If you are struggling with pain, fatigue and high stress levels strength training may be what you need. The aim is to increase muscle strength by using weights or resistance.  Under the guidance of a qualified physiotherapist or personal trainer strength training should be enjoyable and helps improve abdominal strength and back pain, increases lean muscle mass while decreasing fat levels, improves energy levels and age related health risks such as high blood pressure.

Research done at the University of Sydney on the benefits of strength training for older people state that it causes increased muscle mass and bone density, improves memory, mood and mobility.  It also helps prevent falls and is essential for rehabilitation following injury or surgery.