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New research has shown that just an hour a week of resistance exercise can lower the risk of metabolic syndrome (cardiovascular risk factors such as overweight, high blood pressure and elevated blood sugar).

You don't have to leave your house to benefit either,  bodyweight exercises or a resistance band will do the trick. Keep it simple.


Photo of a weight, towel and bottle of water


Following on from last weeks blog about the benefits of resistance exercise I thought I would talk about 4 exercises you could do at home 2 lower body and 2 upper body.  All are using your own body weight so no equipment needed - just 15 minutes of your time. ...continue reading