Strength Training for Seniors (Paperback)

Increase your Balance, Stability, and Stamina to Rewind the Aging Process

By Paige Waehner

Skyhorse, 9781510758957, 164pp.

Publication Date: November 3, 2020

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Building and retaining physical strength is integral to living a fuller, longer life. Lifting weights can reduce the symptoms of everything from osteoarthritis and back pain to depression and diabetes. In Strength Training for Seniors, certified personal trainer Paige Waehner provides a detailed twelve-week strength program to help you safely and gradually build power, balance, and resistance with simple, easy-to-follow exercises. 

Strength Training for Seniors outlines the physical and mental benefits that arise from instituting a strength training program, and includes instructions for numerous different exercises that will: 
  • Improve balance and decrease fear of falling
  • Increase self-esteem and independence
  • Relieve pain throughout your body
  • And so much more!

Not only will your body be stronger for the future after following the guidelines in Strength Training for Seniors, but you'll also build your confidence to do more in life.

About the Author

Paige Waehner is a certified personal trainer and fitness writer who is a member of The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the IDEA Health & Fitness Association. She is a frequent contributor to, has been published in Pregnancy MagazineDesert Paradise, and Runner’s World, and is the author of multiple books on how to get in shape and become a personal trainer. She resides in Illinois and can be found at