Your Health: Heavy lifting – weight training for women

Shawnee Mission Post Sponsor - February 13, 2019 10:00 am

Lift your way to a stronger you. In addition to making you stronger and leaner, strength training can be beneficial for your overall health—challenging your heart, maintaining lean muscle and even helping bone density.

Weight training doesn’t have to be intimidating. Understanding the numbers, machines and proper form can be hard for a beginner, but Kari McKeown, physical therapist with AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, has 4 tips and tricks to successful weight training without a personal trainer.

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