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    Why Women MUST Weight Train?

    Although it is important for both men and women to train with resistance, women really need to place some extra importance on this part of their training. Osteoporosis and Osteopenia are conditions of low bone mass which leads to an increased risk of bone fractures, which are extremely common in women; especially after menopause. You may be wondering why this effects women more than men and there are two main factors. Men have larger bones Men don’t have a true menopause like women do which decreases testosterone According to Dr. Wermers’ article, Women’s Wellness: Bone density in Women https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/womens-wellness-bone-density-in-women/ “Fracture rates exceed all other diseases in elderly women in the…