You Don’t have to ‘Baulk’ from Strength Training
Lose the Misconception You Have to Do Aerobic Activity to Lose Weight
By: Matt Nicholson
While aerobic activity is certainly important and can greatly contribute to weight loss, there is a common misconception that aerobic activity is the only exercise that will lead to weight loss or that strength training will add muscle mass and cause weight gain. “We naturally lose muscle mass as we age, so we need an activity that helps us maintain muscle mass as we get older”, says Rania Mekary, a researcher with Harvard School of Public Health.
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