5 Signs of Weak Core Muscles

If your core is weak, your balance is poor. This leads to an unstable body, increasing the possibility that you could suffer a fall. A weak core also makes you feel physically weak. You can support more physical effort when your core is strong. Most people think of core muscles as your abs. But your core is actually composed of 6 groups of 29 muscles located in your upper thigh, lower back, and the sides and front of your stomach.

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The Weight Bench is Not Just for Men: Strength Training for Women

Picture2Strength training may be regularly thought of as a masculine activity. Weight benches are often occupied by men and when you think of weight rooms, you probably imagine a lot of guys hanging around working on their triceps, biceps, calves, and quads.

However, weight training is certainly not just for men, and women can engage in this exercise and enjoy the various results. Whether in the gym or at home, women can start their own strength training routine that can help tone muscles, increase endurance, burn fat, and of course, enhance strength.

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What Healthy Senior Women Are Up To At The Gym

Many studies out there show the benefits of seniors making a regular trip to the gym. In fact, the older we get, the more we need to keep our muscles strong.

Sarcopenia

As the years go by, the muscular cells in our body waste away due to lack of use or by the damaging effects of free radicals, inflammation, and hormonal imbalance during menopause, or mitochondrial dysfunction. Altogether, these factors are called Sarcopenia, the natural weakening of the muscles through aging. Continue reading “What Healthy Senior Women Are Up To At The Gym”

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