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Strengthening the core muscles can benefit balance-4593

Strengthening the core muscles can benefit balance

“Core strengthening” refers to exercises that target the muscles in the middle of the body; core exercises require the abdominal and back muscles to work in coordination (Mayo Clinic).

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Muscle strengthening lowers diabetes risk among older women-4584

Muscle strengthening lowers diabetes risk among older women

Age-related muscle loss, or sarcopenia, can lead to frailty as the muscles lose their strength. Resistance training is one way to help slow muscle loss. Exercise is likewise recommended to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes (National Health Service).

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For nonagenarians, strength training aids function-4374

For nonagenarians, strength training aids function

A small group of individuals, average age 91.9, participated in a strength, balance and gait training program twice a week for 12 weeks.

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Wii training may build leg strength-4201

Wii training may build leg strength

Two risks of falling are weak leg muscles and poor balance, explained the authors of a new study. They wondered, would biofeedback-based training with the Nintendo Wii improve these factors?

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Longterm aerobics helps muscle strength, too-4170

Longterm aerobics helps muscle strength, too

Sarcopenia is the name given to age-related declines in muscle mass and strength. Acknowledging that aerobic exercise is thought to primarily improve the cardiovascular system, a research team was curious to discover if aerobic exercise also affected muscle strength.

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Resistance training improves ADL ability in people with Alzheimer's disease-4088

Resistance training improves ADL ability in people with Alzheimer's disease

Among 34 people with Alzheimer’s disease, half joined a resistance training group that performed five exercises for three sets of 20 repetitions, and the other half participated in a social group that featured group dynamics, reading and writing.

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