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No, It’s Not Dangerous –Strength Training for the Older Adult

By Karyn Gallivan, MS, ATC, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, NASM-CPT
Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network

For many older adults, growing older seems to involve an inevitable loss of strength, energy, and vitality. This does not have to be the norm, though, because the decreased in strength and energy along with the onset of the frailty we associate with aging can be reversed with appropriate strength training programs. Loss of muscle mass,

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