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Benefits of Strength Training for Women

By Amber Rogers (Go Kaleo) I started strength training?4 years ago because my doctor told me that it can help improve function for people with osteoarthritis of the knee. At 36, I’d recently dislocated my kneecap, which exacerbated the arthritis I’d already developed from carrying around 80 extra pounds for 25 years. I was dealing with chronic pain, stiffness and reduced mobility and...

Sarcopenia

By Matt Stone I’ve been thinking a lot about aging lately. My grandfather, age 87 and my last living grandparent, ain’t doin? so hot. And yes, he’s old. He’s falling to pieces. He’s going to eventually die. I’m not fighting that, and tend to look at whether it happens now or several months or even years from now as pretty inconsequential in the grand scheme of...

Body By Science

Ah, the long-awaited post on Doug McGuff and John Little’s exercise opus – Body By Science. Let me purge a few of the sour tastes out my mouth first, so we can get into the good stuff -?because I’do think that Body By Science offers your metabolic rehab “patient” the best?of all exercise solutions. My most major complaint is the tremendous overreliance on scientific...