Updated 01 September 2016

What’s your exercise ‘combo’?

Ladies we all know how important exercise is to our health.  

Going for a walk, cycling or swimming are great ways to exercise, but a good exercise programme includes a combination of this type of aerobic exercise and what we call ‘resistance training’.

As we get older we tend to lose lean muscle mass, and this can affect our body shape, metabolism, body strength and balance.  

Resistance training with one's own body weight, light weights or elastic bands can help to maintain our lean muscle mass, improve body strength and also prevent loss of bone density (osteoporosis).

It can also help with general health such as lowering body fat, improving blood fat profiles and reducing high blood pressure.  

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