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Strong Women Stay Young

By Miriam Nelson, MD

This book is based on an experiment Dr. Nelson conducted wherein she chose a group of postmenopausal women, none of whom were using HRT. The oldest woman in this trial was 90 years young!! Coming to the gym only two times a week, using hand and ankle weights, this group of women at the end of a year had successfully added density to their bones, replaced fat with muscle and improved energy and balance.

Practical information such as the kinds of weights to use and suggested sources are presented as well as easy to follow diagrams of the workout. Despite age or gender, improvements in health and vigor are attainable to all reasonably healthy people. As in all routines that impact a woman's health, a check with your doctor before you begin is called for. Although the women in Dr. Nelson's experiment came to a gym, these exercises are doable in the privacy of our own homes making this one of the very best self-help books I have ever seen!

About the author:

Dr. Nelson is Associate Chief of the Human Physiology Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and Assistant Professor at the School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and holds their certification as a health/fitness director.

 

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