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A new study shows that 1 year of this kind of exercise yields results 4 years later

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Retirement should be a time of relaxation and spending time with loved ones. However, a recent study suggests that resistance training can play a crucial role in maintaining skeletal muscle function in older adults. The study, which involved 369 recently retired and healthy adults between the ages of 64 and 75, found that resistance training yielded long-lasting benefits in leg strength. Participants who engaged in resistance training with heavy loads showed unaltered leg strength even four years later. This research highlights the importance of exercise in maintaining overall health and physical function in older adults.