Strong in the Lord Season 1, Episode 3 for Tuesday, August 16, 2016
One of the ways we can improve our physical fitness and be better stewards of our health is a form of exercise called Resistance Training. During this episode, Gary will briefly review some terminology related to Resistance Training, the benefits of this type of exercise, and a few practical tips on how to do it.
Before starting any exercise program, especially if you haven’t been active recently, it’s good to discuss work-out plans with a doctor to ensure your body’s able to do it. There are many exercise options available; if you’re planning to take some extra time to devote to your health, use some of that time to consult with a physician.
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Tips for exercising safely: http://www.health.harvard.edu/healthbeat/10-tips-for-exercising-safely
Warm up exercise example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0mMyV5OtcM
Strength training’s effect on various health problems: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/113/22/2642.full
Researchers found that resistance training resulting in beneficial cognitive functioning in older adults: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/6078676_The_Impact_of_Resistance_Exercise_on_the_Cognitive_Function_of_the_Elderly
Examples of body weight strength training exercises:
Example of dumbbell workout for triceps: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s86oyVPIiME
Other tips around strength training: http://greatist.com/strength-training
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