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Strength Exercises Increase Metabolism and Build Muscle

By July 25, 2011

You don't have to be a bodybuilder to benefit from strength exercises. Having strong muscles helps you maintain balance and prevent falling, a leading cause of injury for older adults. Strength exercises also help you get around easier and keep your independence longer. And did you know that working your muscles can help you lose weight by increasing your metabolism?

These basic strength exercises are perfect for beginners, and you can do them at home.

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