These results have important implications for public healththey write.
It might be possible to reduce all causes of mortality among men by promoting regular resistance training involving the major muscle groups of the upper and lower body two or three days a week.But weight training shouldn’t replace running or cardio training, the researchers think – you need to do both. Sources: BMJ. 2008 Jul 1;337:a439. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a439.
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