Get Stronger not Just Smaller

Did you know that resistance, or strength, training helps burn fat better than cardio?

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The benefits of resistance training are endless

Less fatigue, better sleep, improved joint function and increased bone strength. Even mood and self-esteem can improve!
The benefits of resistance training
Many videos on resistance band workouts, or beginner dumbbell workouts can be found online. If you don’t have equipment, no problem, look up videos on body weight and isometric workouts. And remember to modify it to your level of comfort. — Here are videos of body weight and isometric workouts

We all want to be healthier, and for many of us, that means being smaller or weighing less, but being stronger may help us with long-term, and overall health and success

Thanks for reading,

Sheri, RN
Head of Nursing Services