Harvard Health Letter

Quick start strength training program

It takes very little exercise equipment to get a good strength-training workout at home or at the office. That’s because many exercises, such as wall push-ups, use the body’s own weight to create resistance. Inexpensive equipment, such as resistance bands or small dumbbells, can also add to a strength-training routine. It’s best to work with a physical therapist to develop a personal strength-training regimen. A regimen will include exercises such as squats, heel raises, and leg lifts.
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