As temperatures warm, it’s time to shed those heavy coats in favor of T-shirts and soon, bathing suits. That means firming up muscles that went slack over the winter! Weight training (also known as resistance training) has many benefits, including building leaner muscles and stronger bones and joints. But as our physical therapist at The Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center has often witnessed, it can also lead to injuries if not done properly.
At our state-of-the-art facility, we have the expertise and equipment to provide the right exercise routine for your age and fitness level. It’s never too late to start; weight training boosts muscle mass and bone density as we age.
For those of you new to weight training, here are some basic dos and don’ts:
Our staff at The Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center creates a personalized training routine, provides one-on-one training for each client, and pays special attention to beginners! Please contact us today to set up an appointment.