What About Weight Training?

December 18, 2014

A recent study found that long-term weight training may help a woman's bone and metabolic health by increasing production of the growth hormone. This particular hormone plays an important role in bone and muscle development in women. Researchers found the growth hormone helps fight tissue breakdown, can improve metabolic function and fight off stress fractures as well as build muscle. It doesn't take much. Three to twelve repetitions of moderate to heavy strength or resistance training three times a week.

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