Fitness authority Wayne Westcott, Ph.D. supports “a public health mandate for resistance training”

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Fitness authority and syndicated columnist Wayne Westcott, Ph.D. endorses ACSM’s call for “a public health mandate for resistance training.” Dr. Westcott supports the ACSM statement; “… resistance training is as effective as aerobic training in lowering risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other diseases.” According to Dr. Westcott, “resistance exercise is essential for adults and seniors.” Please click below to see the column as it appears in the Quincy, MA. “Patriot Ledger.”








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