Strength training and acupuncture–an ideal combo!

If you’re reading this blog, we know you have health goals! It’s widely know that an abundance of research over the. last couple of decades proves that one of the best ways to enhance your health is to add strength training to your workout regimen.

Research posted on Harvard Health celebrates the power of weight training to build bone mass, lower body fat, increases balance, prevents fractures and even alleviate depression.

And did you know you can increase the effective of both your workouts and your recovery from working the weights by adding acupuncture?

According to research out of Goethe University Frankfurt lifting weights is more beneficial with acupuncture! Not only does acupuncture assist with post-workout recovery, but it can enhance your performance! 

Make an appointment with one of our trio of acupuncturists to increase the effectiveness of your workouts and to help your body recovery from your exercise program!

Strength training builds more than muscles – Harvard Health

Most of us know that strength training (with free weights, weight machines, or resistance bands) can help build and maintain muscle mass and strength. What many of us don’t know is that strong muscles lead to strong bones. And strong bones can help m…

Intensive weight training helps fight depression

Intensive weight training helps fight depression People suffering from depression feel better if they do weight training, researchers at Harvard Medical School discovered in the 1990s. The heavier the weights they used, the greater the effect the strength training had on the level of depression.