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Resistance training increases strength and energy in postmenopausal women

Noting that the symptoms of menopause may impact women’s quality of life, and that physical activity may have a positive impact on physical and behavioral status, the authors of a new study wanted to find out how a 16-week resistance training program would affect 32 women who were postmenopausal. The training group of 16 healthy but inactive women was compared to a control group of 16 similar women.

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