Four Weight-training Exercises to Build Bone Density, Increase Muscle Strength, and Increase Cardio
By Meagan Kline
May 14, 2015
Updated Nov 17, 2023
5 min read
As women, it is important to start fighting this weakening before the problems arise. With our moms, we're trying to incorporate healthy lifestyle behaviors to pass on to their families and fight some of these lesser-known risks of inactivity.
Regular exercise, especially weight-bearing exercise can help counteract these problems. Weight-bearing exercise includes, walking, climbing stairs and weight training.
Here is a quick circuit to incorporate some weight training into your daily life to increase bone density, increase muscular strength and increase cardio.
For each exercise, set a timer for 30 seconds, and get as many reps in as possible. Rest for 30 seconds and move to the next exercise. Repeat up to 7 times.
I demonstrated two of these exercises on a recent segment with Fox 13 News.