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Building and retaining physical strength is integral to living a fuller, longer life. Lifting weights can reduce the symptoms of everything from osteoarthritis and back pain to depression and diabetes. In Strength Training for Seniors, certified personal trainer Paige Waehner provides a detailed twelve-week strength program to help you safely and gradually build power, balance, and resistance with simple, easy-to-follow exercises.
Strength Training for Seniors outlines the physical and mental benefits that arise from instituting a strength training program, and includes instructions for numerous different exercises that will:
- Improve balance and decrease fear of falling
- Increase self-esteem and independence
- Relieve pain throughout your body
- And so much more!
Not only will your body be stronger for the future after following the guidelines in Strength Training for Seniors, but you'll also build your confidence to do more in life.
About the Author
Paige Waehner is a certified personal trainer and fitness writer who is a member of The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the IDEA Health & Fitness Association. She is a frequent contributor to verywellfit.com, has been published in Pregnancy Magazine, Desert Paradise, and Runner’s World, and is the author of multiple books on how to get in shape and become a personal trainer. She resides in Illinois and can be found at getfitwithpaige.com.
"If you are looking for how to increase your strength, your stamina, and turn back the clock on aging, this is the book for you, Paige Waehner has outdone herself with her thorough and comprehensive up to date research and program design. I am impressed with the step by step strength training instructions with added pictures and tips for successful implementation." --Kris Honeycutt, Certified Personal Trainer/Nutrition Specialist
"Strength Training for Seniors is a must-have for anyone who wants to look younger, gain confidence, and feel more vibrant. Paige explains everything you need to know with easy-to-understand language and simple plans that anyone can follow. If you are looking for ways to improve stability, gain stamina, and increase your energy for day-to-day activities, these at-home workouts are based on the most current research and evidence-based guidelines. It’s a great resource for healthy aging."
--Malia Frey, M.A., Certified Personal Trainer