Free Weights vs. Machines – Which Should You Train With?

Training with free weights

Should you be training with free weights or machines if you want to build muscle and strength? And does it make any difference if you are an advanced lifter or a beginner, or if you are young or old? Let’s start by clearing the two terms up: Free weights refer to all kinds of training … Read more

StrengthLog’s Training Program for Seniors

seniors

This training program is available for free in our app StrengthLog! Download it for free with the buttons below: StrengthLog’s Training Program for Seniors is designed for, you guessed it, seniors looking to benefit from all the positive effects strength training has to offer. From greater muscle strength to stronger bones, and improved quality of life … Read more

Movement-Based Exercise Improves Physical Function More Than Traditional Strength Training in the Elderly

By now, it is well established that strength training is important to maintain muscle mass and strength as we get older. By engaging in weight training, we slow down the age-related decline in physical function that otherwise can be quite debilitating and dangerous. What’s the best type of strength training for the elderly in order … Read more