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The Best Strength Training Equipment, What Is Right For You?


Strength training is an integral part of building a strong body and staying healthy. Resistance exercises should be included in your weekly workouts on a regular basis and making sure you’re using the right equipment for strength training is just as important. There are many varieties of equipment to use and a lot of it can be overwhelming.

Luckily in this episode we’re sharing some of our best tips and suggestions to help you find the right strength training equipment for you and it doesn’t have to break the bank!

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In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). Meredith’s thoughts on how important strength training is to her and why it should be important to you as well.

2). Why making sure to focus on proper form is important no matter if you are using weights or just doing range of motion exercises.

3). How finding the right weight for you is all about starting out slow and going from lightest to then ramping up the weight when you feel comfortable.

4). Meredith thoughts and recommendations on using dumbbells and how to decide if they are right for you.


5). How resistance bands are a great piece of equipment to use for resistance training and how to get started if you’ve never used them.

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Originally published March 15, 2022


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