We promote the fundamental of strength exercise at our Ottawa personal training studio because of issues like bone density and bone health.
If executed safely, strength training not only stops osteoporosis:
(Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. As a result, bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious cases, from sneezing or minor bumps. Osteoporosis means “porous bone.”)
But as well it encourages your foundational health:
Bone and the immune system are both complex tissues that respectively regulate the skeleton and the body’s response to invading pathogens. It has now become clear that these organ systems often interact in their function. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov › articles › P… Osteoimmunology: Interactions of the Bone and Immune System
In fact at its root physical strength is so important to your basic function and health the push is on in medicine to have it adopted as a vital sign. Here is a link to the original study on muscle mass (thus strength) and it’s implications to health:
Be well, be strong,
Andrew and Tierney