Strength training is important for keeping your muscles strong. In addition, strengthening the major muscle groups in your body puts stress on your bones and thus helps to keep them strong. When your muscles and bones are strong you can move with less effort and greater enjoyment in all your activities.
My Relationship with Exercise When I was writing about exercise for The Wisdom of Menopause, my then 74-year-old mother was leading a group of women on a hiking expedition in the Adirondacks. Most of the women were in their thirties. The day before my mother started her expedition, she mowed the huge lawn on the […]