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Alyssa Estrella
The Importance of Strength Training

The Importance of Strength Training

We all know that with the Holiday season just around the corner, more food will be in front of us than we can fathom. According to ABC News, the average American will consume 3,000 calories on Thanksgiving dinner alone. When you add drinks, dessert and appetizers that number goes up to 4,500 calories. For those of us looking to lose weight, this can be detrimental to our weight loss plans. Many of us are going to head to the gym and strictly do cardiovascular workouts to burn off those extra calories because we all think that running = weight loss....

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