Originally written by Nikki Prosch, former SDSU Extension Health & Physical Activity Field Specialist.
Strength training is an important way to keep your body moving and in optimal health. Strengthening your muscles also helps your body perform everyday activities with ease and comfort. Current guidelines recommend adults incorporate strength training exercises 2 or more times each week.
Grab some small hand weights (1lb-5lb), full water bottles or canned goods and give these exercises a try: