Health with Dr. Paula: Staying healthy with resistance training

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Dr. Paula Walker King explains how weight-bearing exercises are important to your overall health.

Resistance training should be done in addition to cardio to avoid losing muscle. Increased strength also prevents falls and other injuries.

Weight-bearing exercises and strength training build strong bones, increased strength, prevents injury, and boosts a higher metabolism. Examples include push-ups, pull ups. single leg squats, and stair climbing with weight in a backpack.

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