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Staying Active at Home: Strength training

Strength training is a great way to build muscles, increase bone density, and improve joint flexibility. 

FITT

In strength training you can adjust your workout using the FITT principle:

  • Frequency of training — How often you workout
  • Intensity of training — How hard the workout is
  • Time spent — How long the workout session is
  • Type of exercise — Which exercises you choose

Strength Training Videos

There are many strength training videos on YouTube. Here are a couple from the MCC Fitness Center staff to get you started.

Strength Training eBooks

Questions? Contact the MCC Fitness Center

Questions about exercises or the fitness center? Contact Jennifer Aube or Ayman Ali

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