5 Strength Exercises That Actually Improve Your Life

building muscle general health strength training Jan 23, 2024

It seems to have gotten lost that the whole point of strength training is to improve how your body moves and to strengthen the muscles that dictate how well your joints interact with each other. 



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Rather than doing cool exercises that you see on social media, because they seem innovative or unusual, your strength training plan should be built of exercises that improve your mechanics.

Today, you're going to learn how to improve your body. And your life. In this episode, I detail five strength exercises to give you more mobility, energy, and stamina. Plus, I share three reasons why these exercises are both powerful and beneficial. I am confident that you will feel better AND have more energy throughout your day. And who doesn’t want that!

I haven’t had an injury in over 10 years thanks to these exercises. I detail why (and how!) these five exercises work, plus tips to incorporate them into your routine. To enjoy your life, you’ve got to have a strong, resilient, well-fueled body. So stay with me. This episode is for you. 

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Topics Covered:

  • Why these exercises will improve your body (and life!)
  • 1st exercise: The Leg Press
  • 2nd exercise: Reverse Grip Lat Pulldown
  • 3rd exercise: The Walking Lunge 
  • 4th exercise: The Deadlift
  • 5th exercise: The Bench Press
  • How to complete these exercises


Resources Mentioned:

  • Listen to the first 11 episodes of Holly Perkins Health Podcast HERE
  • Watch tutorials on my Women’s Strength Nation YouTube Channel HERE
  • Grab a copy of my book Lift to Get Lean HERE


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