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Heavy Lifting at Retirement Age Boosts Leg Strength

According to a study by the University of Copenhagen, lifting heavy weights three times a week around retirement age can significantly preserve leg strength in later years. Researchers found that heavy resistance training helped maintain muscle function, which naturally declines with age and is a strong predictor of mortality in the elderly. There were 451 participants used, all around retirement age. They were divided into three groups: heavy resistance training, moderate-intensity training,...

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