Make Strength Training a Consistent Part of Your Weekly Exercise Routine
Strength training should be a weekly part of your usual exercise routine. It has numerous benefits, including protection against metabolic syndrome.

Make Strength Training a Consistent Part of Your Weekly Exercise Routine

Recent research shows that resistance training can help lower your risk of developing metabolic syndrome, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

Strength training should be a regular part of your exercise regimen. In a recent study, researchers found that people who did strength training for up to an hour a week reduced their risk of developing metabolic syndrome by as much as 29 percent. Metabolic syndrome is a collection of risk factors that raise your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. You are considered to have metabolic syndrome if you have three of the following risk factors:

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