Whether you're looking to lose weight, improve your health, overcome an injury, perform at a higher level, or simply look better naked Stay Strong can help. There is no stage in your life where strength training (also known as resistance training) is detrimental, in fact it beneficial for:
Developing strong bones. By stressing your bones, strength training increases bone density and reduces the risk of osteoporosis.
- Controlling your weight. As you gain muscle, your body begins to burn calories more efficiently. The stronger you become, the more toned your muscles and the easier it is to control your weight.
- Boosting your stamina. As you get stronger, you won't fatigue as easily. Building muscle also contributes to better balance, which can help you maintain independence as you age.
Managing chronic & age related conditions. Strength training can reduce the signs and symptoms of many chronic and age related conditions, including arthritis(reduces pain and stiffness, and increases strength and flexibility, back pain (strengthens back and abdominal muscles to reduce stress on the spine), depression(moderate-intensity exercise should be beneficial for depression and result in a happier mood), diabetes(improves glycemic control), heart disease (reduces cardiovascular risk by improving lipid profile and overall fitness), and osteoporosis (builds bone density and reduces risk for falls).
- Sharpening your focus. Research has shown that regular strength training helps improve cognitive functioning for people of any age.
With your goals in mind, Stay Strong takes a thorough approach to assessing your current abilities in order to develop a unique program that will lead you to a healthier and stronger life. This will be accomplished through an initial movement assessment, BioPrint analysis and health appraisal questionnaire.